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The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Resort, Montana 

July 27 - July 31, 2019

Special Pre-Conference Workshops

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED & CLASS SIZES LIMITED
Reserve your spot for pre-conference workshops on the main conference registration page

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Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider
AWEP Certification®

Saturday, July 27th - Wednesday, July 31st
A comprehensive course leading to AWEP Certification® that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or Search and Rescue Medical Provider.

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cme conference awep4

Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider
AWEP Certification®

Saturday, July 27th - Wednesday, July 31st
A comprehensive course leading to AWEP Certification® that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or Search and Rescue Medical Provider.

bigsky summer awep cme course
Wilderness Survival CME Course

Wilderness and Urban Survival

Saturday, July 27, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $125
A unique opportunity to learn and practice both basic and advanced survival skills from a Navy Seal Instructor and other renowned survival experts who train our elite Special Forces. This all day “hands-on” workshop is a practical and fun, skill building experience, designed to prepare you to survive on land, in the sea, in wilderness and urban environments. Limited enrollment (register early!)

Participants will learn how to:

  • Signal and "be found"
  • Obtain food and water
  • Build fires with primitive tools
  • Escape a hotel fire
  • Construct & improvise survival kits
  • Survive a plane crash
  • Protect yourself during a disaster
  • Travel safely in developing countries and avoid being "ripped off"
  • Find and construct emergency shelters

Faculty: Gary Kibbee

Wilderness Medicine Navigation CME Course

Wilderness Navigation

Saturday, July 27, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $125
Learn and practice essential skills for safe and efficient wilderness navigation including trip planning and implementation. Practice interpreting topographic (contour) maps, take and follow compass bearings, and apply altimeter / GPS information. Learn pitfalls to avoid and tricks to get out of trouble. Course includes a syllabus, maps and ski lift ride into the beautiful mountains around Big Sky. We provide compasses, altimeters, and GPS units, or bring your own!
Faculty: Nick Beer

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