Wilderness Medicine CME

Hiking Europe’s Mont Blanc Circuit

 

September 1 - 11, 2024
September 11 - 21, 2024
August 31 - September 10, 2025

11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS from $6,200

Our staff at 1-800-246-7238 is ready to help

 

Trip Highlights

  • Tour du Mont Blanc - a classic circuit of the Mont Blanc massif is a "must-do" for every mountain hiker!

  • Three countries, three cultures, three cuisines - all on one great trip!

  • Breathtaking alpine and glacial scenery every single day. Charming hotels and fine dining by night!

  • Experienced mountain guides bring a wonderful combination of history, geology, and local color to every aspect of the trip

Spectacular trek around the Alp's highest peak! The Mont Blanc Circuit - Wilderness and Travel Medicine conference is one of the world's classic treks!

The spectacular Alps are a mecca for hikers, and the famous "Tour du Mont Blanc" is the centerpiece. This wonderful journey takes us through an ever-changing panorama of dramatic peaks, glaciers, meadows, and alpine beauty! The circuit of Western Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc (15,771') is one of the world's premier treks!

Along the way you'll be hiking through France, Italy, and Switzerland, each place with its own distinctive culture and flair!

Experienced, colorful mountain guides bring a wonderful blend of history, geology, and local flavor to every aspect of the trip. After a vigorous day of hiking, you'll welcome the comforts of quaint mountain inns and cozy hotels - all featuring excellent meals and great local wines! Wilderness and Travel Medicine lectures take place in the inns each evening.

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Itinerary Snapshot

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Dates & Pricing

The earlier you book, the more choice of available dates you'll have. Prices are based on double occupancy.

Trips include: Accommodations for 10 nights and professionally guided trek

September 1 -11, 2024

$6,200 per person
Single supplement is $850 - $950
(Dependent on group size)

$789 Optional CME Cost
(16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)

Available - A Few Spots Left

September 11 -21, 2024

$6,200 per person
Single supplement is $850 - $950
(Dependent on group size)

$789 Optional CME Cost
(16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)

Available - A Few Spots Left

August 31 - September 10, 2025

$6,400 per person

$789 Optional CME Cost
(16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)

Available - Filling Quickly

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Testimonials From Your Colleagues

"The CME trip to Mont Blanc was fabulous. Very well organized... even above expectations. The guides in particular were exceptionally professional, affable, very knowledgeable and mindful of our safety. The guides helped to create a very relaxed, friendly and joyous atmosphere within the group with their humor and piquant stories. The choice of hotels, restaurants, food for lunches on the trails was excellent ..."

CRISTINA TULAI, MD

"The most interesting CME I have ever attended. Instructors well-versed and entertaining guides very safety oriented and helpful food was amazing! This was the best CME I have attended in my 13 years of practice and I look forward to attending again"

DAN WEILER, MD

"A wilderness adventure with top-notch staff providing excellent food , fun and facts. Beautiful scenery and outstanding faculty make this a must do for every outdoor enthusiast and medical types alike"

KRISTEN WHEELER, RN, BSN PHOENIX, AZ

Faculty for the Hiking Europe’s Mont Blanc Circuit

Wilderness Medicine CME

September 1-11, 2024 Trip Faculty

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Karen B. Van Hoesen, MD , FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, UCSD Diving Medicine Center and Dive Medicine Fellowship, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA.

September 11-21 2024 Trip Faculty

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Brian Gee, MD

Family physician who has spent the majority of his career working in rural ER and acute care settings. His wilderness medicine training has included the DiMM certification. He is also a field and classroom instructor for the Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) of NOLS.

COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES

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

CME ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

"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
16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

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

This trip is planned, outfitted and conducted by Bio Bio Expeditions, or subcontractors arranged by Bio Bio Expeditions. Please note that Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC is responsible for the CME Educational content only. Wilderness and Travel Medicine reserves the right to change or substitute the faculty for any CME course without advance or prior notice to participants.

For more information or to register for this trip please call

Bio Bio Expeditions at 1-800-246-7238

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