Adventure Travel CME Courses

Continuing medical education and epic outdoor adventures!

Physicians and Nurses of all specialties and their guests will enjoy these exciting travel CME courses. They are designed to offer a high-quality wilderness medicine educational experience in the context of an outdoor adventure. The combination of small group size, outstanding faculty, and hands-on learning make these courses an excellent choice for health professionals who enjoy adventure travel.

The hallmark of these outings is small group camaraderie, meaningful contact with local people, personal attention from your expert resident Trip Leader, and close interaction with faculty. By the end of the trip, most of you will become good friends.

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A CME group at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro

Exciting Domestic CME Adventures

Learn Wilderness Medicine on an epic journey!  

Accredited for CME: up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

California CME Rafting Course

Northern California

Wilderness Medicine Intensive Skills Course & Whitewater Raft Adventure
June 11 - 19, 2022

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Fly-Fishing School All skill levels! Far Northern California. Wilderness & Travel Medicine
October 9 - 14, 2022

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Middle Fork Of The Salmon River Raft Expedition Wilderness And Travel Medicine Conference
September 1 - 6, 2022
September 10 - 15, 2022


Main Salmon

Main Salmon River Rafting CME
June 12-17, 2022

Epic International CME Adventures

Accredited for CME: up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Bhutan CME Course


Bhutan For The Active Traveler Wilderness Medicine CME Conference
September 29 - October 10, 2022
October 26 - November 6, 2022
September 21 - October 2, 2023



Hiking Tour of Provence and the French Riviera Wilderness and Travel Medicine Seminar
September 22 - 30, 2022
September 21 - 29, 2023

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Chile: Northern Patagonia Multi-Sport Adventure Wilderness Medicine CME Conference
January 27 - February 4. 2023 

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Galapagos Islands: Small Yacht Cruise Wilderness & Marine Medicine Seminar
April 1 - 11, 2022

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African Wildlife Safari (and Optional Kilimanjaro Ascent) - Wilderness Medicine CME
September 20 - October 4, 2022

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Mont Blanc

Trekking Europe's Classic Mont Blanc Circuit Wilderness and Travel Medicine
September 4 - 14, 2022
September 14 - 24, 2022
August 27 - September 6, 2023
September 6 - 16, 2023

ANNAPURNA Base camp trek CME


Annapurna Sanctuary CME Trek
October 22 - November 6, 2023

Wilderness Medicine Fiji Adventure travel


Fiji Scuba Diving and Multi-Sports Adventure Wilderness and Travel Medicine
January 29 - February 5, 2022
March 25 - April 1, 2023

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Multisport Adventure Wilderness and Travel Medicine
January 18 - 27, 2022
January 20 - 29, 2023

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Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Conference
April 20 - May 7, 2022
April 20 - May 7, 2023

Hiking to Torres Del Paine Wilderness Medicine


Classic Patagonia Trekking CME
January 24 - February 4, 2023
February 16 - 27, 2023

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Inca Trail

Inca Trail/Machu Picchu Amazon Rain Forest Wilderness and Travel Medicine
October 9 - 19, 2022

Havana panorama


Cuba Marine & Havana Experience
November 9 - 19, 2022

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Deluxe African Safari: Zimbabwe & Botswana CME
July 29 - August. 8, 2022

All leaders in the field of wilderness medicine. Eric Weiss, MD; Howard Donner, MD; Karen Van Hoesen, MD; Tim Erickson, MD; Rick Clark, MD; Sheryl Olson, RN; Peter Hackett, MD; Christopher Vantilburg, MD; Ken Zafren, MD; Brian Gee, MD

Course Content Includes

  • Altitude Illness
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries
  • Environmental Heat Illness
  • Snake Envenomation
  • Marine Hazards & Envenomations
  • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out
  • Lightning Injuries
  • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care
  • Management of Fractures and Dislocations
  • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections
  • Backcountry Medical Kits
  • Wilderness Wound Management
  • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings
  • Wilderness Dermatology
  • Preparing for Foreign Travel



"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 providership of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and Wilderness and Travel Medicine. The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians."

The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of
15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.