The National Conference on

Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Resort, Montana 

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Conference Highlights

  • Up to 39.5 hours of CME presentations & practical hands-on workshops taught by nationally renowned faculty

  • Discover Yellowstone National Park, only 18 miles South!

  • Big Sky Resort is outdoor recreation paradise: hiking, rafting, biking, fishing, zipline, and many other family-friendly activities

  • Bozeman/Big Sky, MT is easily accessible from most US Cities with numerous direct flights

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Complete Conference Program & Schedule

The conference features a wide array of interesting and practical wilderness and travel medicine topics presented by authoritative and engaging faculty. View the complete CME program schedule.

Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider (AWEP Certification®) Course

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. Learn more about AWEP.

OPTIONAL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

The conference has unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Small interactive groups with outstanding instructors. Learn more about our useful hands-on workshops.

INSPIRATIONAL EVENING PROGRAMS

The conference is also highlighted by exciting high adventure evening programs presented by legendary adventurers. Topics include compelling stories about thrilling expeditions to remote regions. Guests are welcome! Get Inspired and learn more.

CHILDREN'S & TEEN'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Our wilderness education program for children is nationally acclaimed and classes fill quickly. Please register early! Read more about our program for children and teens.

Accreditation

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 37.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Pending approval, this activity is also anticipated to offer AOA Category 2-A CME credit and AAFP/ACEP credit.

The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts category 1 CME from organizations accredited by the ACCME. This course is also accredited for up to 37.75 hours of Nursing credit.

Read more about accreditation.

LODGING AT BIG SKY

A wide selection of hotel rooms and condominiums have been reserved for conference participants. A sampling of accommodations is listed below. Take advantage of conference discounts by making reservations online through our website or call Big Sky Resort directly at 800-548-4486 and reference “wilderness medicine.” Read more about accommodations.

Traveling to Big Sky

With excellent air service, Big Sky is easy to reach from any major city in the US. Flights are operated daily by Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Suite X, and United. Read more about traveling to Big Sky and exclusive travel discounts.

Fantastic Recreation!

Big Sky is a wilderness recreation paradise. Backcountry trails radiate in all directions to access National Forest and wilderness areas. Fishing is great in the local streams and lakes. Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, and just about any wilderness activity you can think of is available here. Read more about the Big Sky Resort

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YELLOWSTONE

Travel cme Big Sky Summer GuidedFishing

FLYFISHING

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MOUNTAIN BIKING

Travel cme Big Sky Summer Horseback

Horseback
Riding

Travel cme Big Sky Summer Rafting

WHITEWATER RAFTING

Travel CME Big Sky Summer Hiking

HIKING

World-Class Faculty

SHERYL OLSON, RN
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Lee Kaplan, MD
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ERIC A. WEISS, MD
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RICHARD F. CLARK, MD
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KAREN B. VAN HOESEN, MD
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HOWARD J.
DONNER, MD
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JOSEPH B. SERRA, MD
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KYLE ALLRED, PA-C
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CHRISTOPHER A. SANFORD, MD, FACEP
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DORA KIBBEE, EMT
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KIT DESLAURIERS
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SCOTT KUIPERS, EMT
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LANNY JOHNSON, FNP/PA
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GARY KIBBEE
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NICK BEER
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Tuition

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Physician$760
PA, NP$595
Nurse$545
Residents, Medical Students, Paramedics, EMT's$495
Non Professional (no CME)$400

"Team" (group) discounts - 3 or more participants from the same institution can sign up simultaneously and receive a $100 discount on each registration fee.

We're proud to offer a 20% discount to Active Military

Tax deduction for educational purposes: Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees and cost of travel, including meals and lodging).

Student Scholarships Available: 650-250-3250

E-mail: WildMed@CMEScience.com

The Premier Wilderness Medicine CME Conferences Since 1982

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Testimonials From Your Colleagues

"I was inspired on many levels - certainly the best conference I have ever attended...this conference is such a unique one... such a wonderful experience...It reminds me of why I went into medicine in the first place!"

SANDRA DEVENY, MD (EM)

"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!"

DENISE BASKIND, MD (EM)

"The only conference I’ve attended where I was continuously riveted to my seat and yearned for more."

Jeff Robertson, MD Seattle, WA

"I attended the conference as a representative from ACEP Education Committee...it was the best conference I have been to in years. Well organized, excellent speakers and great setting."

KATIE HURT, MD

"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

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