The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Resort, MT

July 24 - 28, 2021

Conference Schedule

We are offering this conference with multiple "Hybrid" attendance options.  The Conference will be presented live and also be available online and streamed to your hotel television.

On-site/in-person option - A limited number of on-site seats will be made available in the ballroom on a first come - first serve basis. Please note that there is currently a waiting list for the Ballroom. Facial coverings (masks) will be required in the ballroom, meeting rooms, registration area, and other common indoor locations, and at outdoor workshops. Registrants will also be able to watch the meeting and participate in the question/answer sessions from their hotel room or condominium on their own devices or watch the presentations on the in-room television. Faculty will be onsite.

Virtual only option - when registering, choose the remote attendance option. Connection information will be provided prior to the meeting. Recordings of the presentations will be made available for up to 90 days after the meeting.

All times listed below are Mountain Time (MT)

Saturday, July 24, 2021

"Entire faculty was incredible! The most fun course I have been to... I didn't want it to end."
Catherine Worthy, FNP

3:30 pm MT Wilderness Medicine Case Studies
Eric A. Weiss, MD

4:05 pm MT Expedition, Foreign Travel & Backcountry Medical Kits
Howard Donner, MD

4:55 pm MT Arthropod Envenomation: Spiders, Scorpions, Bees & Ants
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

5:45 pm MT Preparing for International Travel: Update on Immunizations,
Malaria Prevention, & Safety
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD

6:30 pm MT Adjourn

Sunday, July 25, 2021

"Extraordinary conference... most enjoyable learning experience I have ever encountered."
Joseph Easly, MD

7:30 am MT Surviving the Unexpected Night Out
Gary Kibbee

8:20 am MT Snake Envenomation
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

9:10 am MT Venomous Sea Creatures & Shark Attacks
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

10:00 am MT Break

10:10 am MT Challenging Cases in Global Health & Medical Volunteering:
Lessons Learned From the Field
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD

10:55 am MT Backcountry Water Purification
Howard Donner, MD

11:40 am MT Traveler’s Diarrhea & Parasitic Infections
Eric A. Weiss, MD

12:25 pm MT Travel Medicine Update: Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid, Zika
Valerie Dobiesz, MD

1:10 pm MT Adjourn

Monday, July 26, 2021

"Absolutely the most enjoyable and interesting CME conference I have ever attended! Probably the best group of lecturers I have ever experienced."
Daniel Nordin, MD (Internal Medicine)

7:30 am MT Lightning Prevention & Injuries
Sheryl Olson, RN

8:15 am MT Diving Maladies & Medicine: Prevention, Safety & Treatment
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

9:05 am MT Bear & Other Wild Animal Attacks
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

9:55 am MT Break

10:05 am MT Hypothermia & Cold Water Immersion
Eric A. Weiss, MD

10:50 am MT Altitude Illness: Update on Prevention & Treatment
Howard Donner, MD

11:40 am MT Floods, Rivers & Streams: Whitewater Medicine & Rescue
Kyle Allred, PA

12:25 pm MT Medical-Legal Issues in Wilderness, International & Disaster Medicine
Valerie Dobiesz, MD

1:10 pm MT Adjourn

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

"The conference is just teaming with great speakers... magnificently exciting talks... just a perfect balance of business and fun."
Carol Ferris, MD (Emergency Medicine)

7:30 am MT Trauma & Improvised Care in Austere Environments
Eric A. Weiss, MD

8:15 am MT Frostbite & Non-Freezing Cold Injury
Howard Donner, MD

9:00 am MT Fracture & Dislocation Management in the Backcountry
Joseph B. Serra, MD

10:00 am MT Break

10:10 am MT "Is There A Doctor On-Board?" - Medical Care at 30,000 FT.
Howard Donner, MD

10:55 am MT Heat Emergencies & Illness
Eric A. Weiss, MD

11:35 am MT Mountain Search & Rescue
Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

12:25 pm MT Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC): Transitioning Battlefield Lessons to Wilderness & Urban Medicine
Gary Kibbee

1:10 pm MT Adjourn

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

""Love this seminar! Great speakers! This is my fourth time...I always learn something new...I find the information invaluable and infinitely entertaining! Thank you!"

Denist Baskind, MD (EM) Dallas, TX

7:30 am MT The Miraculous Thai Cave Rescue
Gary Kibbee

8:15 am MT Blister Prevention & Treatment
Kyle Allred, PA

9:05 am MT New Technology for Backcountry Rescue, Location & Communication
Howard Donner, MD

9:50 am MT Break

10:00 am MT Eye Protection and Treatment in The Backcountry
Howard Donner, MD

10:45 am MT Wilderness Wisdom for Women
Sheryl Olson, RN

11:30 am MT Avalanche Survival & Rescue
Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

12:15 pm MT Adjourn

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

or

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

or

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