Objectives & Accreditation:
- Identify prevention and treatment of altitude illness based on an understanding of the underlying physiology
- Recognize and properly manage frostbite in the field
- Identify and treat hypothermia in the field
- Identify fracture and dislocation in the wilderness
- Identify the pathophysiology, and treatment of heat-related illness
Target Audience: Primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and other health care providers who might encounter patients in remote settings or who may treat patients that develop medical problems after visiting remote areas. No outside commercial support has been received for this activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) and Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC. The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Credit Designation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 39.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is anticipated to offer up to 39.0 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit, pending approval by the AOA.
Disclosure:It is the policy of Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities, and that all contributors present information in an objective, unbiased manner without endorsement or criticism of specific products or services and that the relationships that contributors disclose will not influence their contributions. Those in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose to learners all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests prior to the beginning of the educational activity.
Resolution of Conflicts of Interest: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the Center for Emergency Medical Education implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.
AAFP: This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 39.0 hours of prescribed credit by the AAFP.
ACEP: This program has been approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for up to 39.0 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
Nurse Credit: Under the new BRN guidelines, this course is also accredited for up to 39.0 hours of nursing credit.
Physician Assistants:The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
*If you do not see your accrediting body listed please contact the association directly to verify the above listed credit designation is acceptable to your particular association.
All participants receive 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the Main Course.
Participants taking the optional AWEP™ workshop will receive an additional 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Participants taking the optional Wound Management workshop will receive an additional 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Participants taking the optional Splinting workshop will receive 1.25 additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
You can earn a maximum of 39.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by taking the AWEP Workshop with the Main Course.
UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE
Sept 6 - 16, 2023
Sept 21 - Oct 2, 2023
Oct 1 - 15, 2023
Oct 8 - 13, 2023
Oct 8 - 18, 2023
Oct 15 - 20, 2023
Oct 22 - Nov 5, 2023
Oct 23 - Nov 3, 2023
Jan 27 - Feb 3, 2024
Jan 24 - Feb 4, 2024
Jan 25- Feb 2, 2024
Feb 10 - 14, 2024
Feb 18 - 24, 2024
Feb 25 - Mar 2, 2024
Mar 17 - 24, 2024
Apr 1 - 11, 2024
Apr 14 - 24, 2024
Apr 25 - May 12, 2024
May 29 - June 2, 2024
June 8- 14, 2024
The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine - Big Sky
July 27 - July 31, 2024
June 3 - 8, 2024
July 29 - Aug 8, 2024
Sept 1 - 6, 2024
Sept 1 - 11, 2024
Sept 5 - 15, 2024
Sept 11 - 21, 2024
Sept 12 - 23, 2024
Sept 19 - 27, 2024
Oct 6 - 16, 2024
Oct 6 - 20, 2024
Oct 13 - 24, 2024
Oct 21 - Nov 4, 2024
Jan 26 - Feb 6, 2025
April 23 - May 10, 2025
Apr 25 - May 5, 2025
June 7 - 13, 2025
Aug 16 - 26, 2025
Oct 12 - 17, 2025