The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Online and On Demand

July 25 - July 29, 2020

Conference Schedule

Saturday, July 25, 2020

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

4:00 pm (MDT) Wilderness Medicine Case Studies
Eric A. Weiss, MD

4:45 pm (MDT) Expedition, Foreign Travel & Backcountry Medical Kits
Howard Donner, MD

5:45 pm (MDT) Floods, Rivers & Streams: Whitewater Medicine & Rescue
Kyle Allred, PA

6:30 pm Adjourn

Sunday, July 26, 2020

"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 (MDT) Surviving The Unexpected Night Out
Gary Kibbee

8:20 am (MDT) Sunscreens & Insect Repellants
Lee Kaplan, MD

9:10 am (MDT) Diving Medicine & Maladies
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

10:00 am (MDT) Break

10:10 am (MDT) Venomous Sea Creatures & Shark Attacks
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

11:00 am (MDT) Heat Emergencies & Illness
Eric A. Weiss, MD

11:40 am (MDT) Dental Care in Remote Environments
Henry Hermann, DDS

12:30 am (MDT) Break

12:40 pm (MDT) The Thai Cave Rescue
A Navy SEAL expert in confined space and dive rescue that worked with the Thai Navy SEALs will discuss the training, special equipment and operational challenges of the rescue.
Gary Kibbee

1:30 pm (MDT) Adjourn

Monday, July 27, 2020

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

7:30 am (MDT) Preparing for International Travel: Update on Immunizations, Malaria Prevention, Emerging Infections & Safety
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD

8:15 am (MDT) Snake Envenomation Update
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

9:00 am (MDT) Wilderness Dermatology: Poison Ivy/Oak & Other Rashes
Lee Kaplan, MD

9:45 am (MDT) Break

9:55 am (MDT) Arthropod Envenomation: Spiders, Scorpions, Bees & Ants
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

10:40 am (MDT) Blister Prevention & Treatment
Kyle Allred, PA

11:25 am (MDT) Mountain Search & Rescue
Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

12:20 am (MDT) Mountain Search & Rescue

12:30 pm (MDT) Medical-Legal Issues in Wilderness, International & Disaster Medicine
Valerie Dobiesz, MD

1:30 pm (MDT) Trauma & Improvised Care in Austere Environments
Learn innovative techniques for diagnosing and managing traumatic injuries in resource-limited environments. What would MacGyver do?
Eric A. Weiss, MD

2:15 pm (MDT) Adjourn

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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

7:30 am (MDT) Travel Medicine Update: Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid, Zika
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD

8:15 am (MDT) Bear & Other Wild Animal Attacks
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

9:00 am (MDT) Traveler's Diarrhea & Parasitic Infections
Eric A. Weiss, MD

9:45 am (MDT) Break

9:55 am (MDT) Altitude Illness: Update on Prevention & Treatment
Howard Donner, MD

10:45 am (MDT) Hypothermia: Updated Guidelines
Eric A. Weiss, MD

11:30 am (MDT) Backcountry Water Purification
Howard Donner, MD

12:15 pm (MDT) Fractures & Dislocation Management in the Backcountry
Joseph B. Serra, MD

1:15 pm (MDT) Adjourn

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (On Demand)

Participants select a minimum of 4 different on-demand video workshops of their choice for full CME credit (registrants may watch all of them). These video workshops are included in your conference tuition, and do not require pre-registration.

Travel CME Medical Care at 30,000 ft.

"IS THERE A DOCTOR ON BOARD?" − MEDICAL CARE AT 30,000 FEET

Medical considerations if you are called as a health care provider to assist a passenger
on a commercial air flight.
Howard J. Donner, MD

Sail boat Continuing Medical Education Travel

OCEAN SURVIVAL

Survival at sea requires a skill-set and specialized equipment different from land-based survival. Learn about possible scenarios, preparation & equipment.
Sheryl Olson, RN

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Survival Strategies For The Adventure Traveler

Learn how to protect yourself and stay safe while traveling. Learn what to do if you're caught in a fire, disaster, or hijacked airplane, lose your passport, and what precautions to take when you're away from home.
Philip White

Avalanche Awareness Wilderness expedition medicine travel cme

Avalanche Survival, Safety, & Rescue

Learn strategies to minimize risk in avalanche terrain and recognize dangerous conditions. Includes details on state-of-the-art equipment. 
Lanny Johnson, FN/PA

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UPDATE ON NEW & INNOVATIVE SURVIVAL AND RESCUE TECHNOLOGY

Life-saving technologies for communication, signaling, and rescue in remote environments.
Howard J. Donner, MD

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Wilderness Wisdom For Women

In the backcountry, women may have different needs and concerns than men. This workshop will address topics such as packing light, personal safety and other needs of women traveling in the wilderness or a foreign country.
Sheryl Olson, RN/BSN

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Lightning Prevention & Injuries

Lightning is not only spectacular, it is dangerous. Many myths and misconceptions exist about lightning. Learn how to lessen your chances of being struck and how to treat lightning injuries. 
Sheryl Olson, RN/BSN

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TACTICAL COMBAT CASUALTY CARE (TCCC): TRANSITIONING BATTLEFIELD LESSONS TO WILDERNESS & URBAN MEDICINE

Created by the U.S. Department of Defense, this course teaches evidence-based and life-saving strategies for providing care - learned on the battlefield - in austere settings.
Gary Kibbee

For more information or to register please call

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