The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Ski Resort, Montana 

February 20 - 24, 2021

OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED & CLASS SIZES LIMITED
The optional workshops listed below are offered in conjunction with the conference to enhance your experience. Please note that these workshops are separate from the course workshops which are included with your tuition on Wednesday, February 24th. Reserve your spot for optional workshops on the main conference registration page.

Note: All workshops except for the "Children's Virtual Survival Class" will be held outdoors with facial coverings.

wilderness survival in the snow

WINTER WILDERNESS SURVIVAL

Saturday, February 20
Sunday, February 21
Monday, February 22
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm. $70

This outdoor class is a skill building experience. Participants will learn the most vital aspects of winter survival and have an opportunity to build a variety of shelters including snow caves, and igloos. Improvised fire starting techniques will be taught and practiced and participants will learn how to obtain food and water. All supplies provided. Faculty: Gary Kibbee.

Big Sky winter evening programs CME Course Avalanche

Avalanche Recognition, Route Finding

Sunday, February 21
Monday, February 22
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm. $70

This exciting workshop is a must for the winter backcountry enthusiast. Mountain snow pack, forecasting, terrain analysis, stability evaluation, slab recognition, and backcountry rescue will be covered. Participants will be on skis and must be at least an intermediate skier.
Faculty: Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA.

demonstrating a splint in the wilderness

PRACTICAL SPLINTING SKILLS

Sunday, February 21
Time: 2:00 - 3:15 pm. $45

Orthopedic and soft tissue injuries are among the most common problems encountered in the wilderness. A properly applied splint can have a variety of positive impacts and may make the difference between being ambulatory and needing an air evacuation. Learn techniques for immobilizing fractures and severe sprains using SAM splints and other improvised devices (you will receive a SAM Splint to practice with and keep). Faculty: Kyle Allred, PA.

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

or

For more information or to register please call

844-945-3263

or

UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE

  • Costa Rica Multi-Sport

    Jan 16 - 26, 2021

  • Patagonia Classic

    Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021

  • Northern Patagonia, Futaleufu

    Jan 26 - Feb 3, 2021

  • Big Sky Ski Resort, MT

    Feb 20 - 24, 2021

  • Fiji Multi-Sport

    Feb 27 - Mar 6, 2021

  • Belize Fly-Fishing & Water Sports Adventure

    Mar 20 - 26, 2021

  • Galapagos Small Yacht

    April 2 - 12, 2021

UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE

UPCOMING CME DESTINATIONS BY DATE

  • Costa Rica Multi-Sport

    Jan 16 - 26, 2021

  • Patagonia Classic

    Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021

  • Northern Patagonia, Futaleufu

    Jan 26 - Feb 3, 2021

  • Big Sky Ski Resort, MT

    Feb 20 - 24, 2021

  • Fiji Multi-Sport

    Feb 27 - Mar 6, 2021

  • Belize Fly-Fishing & Water Sports Adventure

    Mar 20 - 26, 2021

  • Galapagos Small Yacht

    April 2 - 12, 2021