The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Ski Resort, Montana

February 25 - March 1, 2023

Conference Schedule

All presentations will take place in the Ballroom at Big Sky Resort and will also be streamed online. Watch in-person, from your room at Big Sky Resort, home, or anywhere.
All times listed below are Mountain Time (MT)

Saturday, February 25, 2023

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

2:00 - 6:30 PM Registration in Huntley Lodge

4:00 PM (MT) Wilderness Medicine Case Studies
Eric A. Weiss, MD

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

5:40 PM (MT) Arthropod Envenomation: Spiders, Scorpions, Bees & Ants
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

6:30 PM (MT) Adjourn

Sunday, February 26, 2023

"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) Environmental Heat Emergencies
Eric A. Weiss, MD

9:45 am (MT) Adjourn - ENJOY SKIING BIG SKY OR ATTEND AN OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

4:00 pm (MT) Frostbite & Non-Freezing Cold Injury
Peter Hackett, MD

4:45 pm (MT) Bear & Other Wild Animal Attacks
Timothy B. Erickson, MD

5:30 pm (MT)Update on Sunscreens & Insect Repellantss
Susan M. Swetter, MD

6:15 pm (MT) Medical-Legal Issues in Wilderness, International, & Disaster Medicine
Valerie Dobiesz, MD

7:00 pm (MT) Adjourn

Monday, February 27, 2023

"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) Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment
Peter Hackett, MD

8:15 am (MT) Diving Medicine & Safety
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

9:00 am (MT) Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Poison Oak/Ivy, Bed Bugs, Tick-Borne Illnesses, & Other Rashes
Susan M. Swetter, MD

9:45 am (MT) Adjourn - ENJOY SKIING BIG SKY OR ATTEND AN OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

4:00 pm (MT) Medical Conditions & High Altitude Travel
Peter Hackett, MD

4:45 pm (MT) Backcountry Water Disinfection & Purification
Howard Donner, MD

5:30 pm (MT) Venomous Sea Creatures & Shark Attacks
Karen Van Hoesen, MD

6:30 pm (MT) Questions & Answers

6:45 pm (MT) Adjourn

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

"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) Flood & River Rescue, Whitewater Medicine & Safety
Kyle Allred, PA

8:15 am (MT) Hypothermia & Cold Water Immersion
Eric A. Weiss, MD

9:00 am (MT) "Is There A Doctor On-Board?" - Medical Care at 30,000 FT.
Howard Donner, MD

9:45 am (MT) Adjourn - ENJOY SKIING BIG SKY OR ATTEND AN OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

4:00 pm (MT) Traveler's Diarrhea & Other Waterborne Infections
Eric A. Weiss, MD

4:50 pm (MT) Blister Prevention & Treatment
Kyle Allred, PA

5:35 pm (MT) Fracture & Dislocation Management in the Backcountry
Joseph B. Serra, MD

6:30 pm (MT) Adjourn

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

"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) Lightning Prevention & Injury Management
Sheryl Olson, RN, BSN

8:15 am (MT) Mountain Search & Rescue
Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

9:10 am (MT) New Technology for Backcountry Rescue, Location & Communication
Howard Donner, MD

10:00 am (MT) Survival Strategies for the Adventure Traveler
Philip White

10:50 am (MT) Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC): Transitioning Battlefield Lessons to Wilderness & Urban Medicine
Gary Kibbee

11:40 Am (MT) Questions & Answers

12:00 pm (MT) Adjourn

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

or

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