The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine Big Sky, MT

Start Date : February 23, 2019
End Date : February 27, 2019
Time : 2:00 pm to12:00 pm

Phone : (844) 945-3263
Email :

Location :
Big Sky Resort, 50 Big Sky Resort Road, Yellowstone Conference Center, 59716, Big Sky, United States



This highly acclaimed course focuses on a wide array of interesting and practical topics presented by noted authorities. The conference has unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Small interactive groups with outstanding instructors. 


BIG SKY is the western skiing experience you've dreamed about: unbridled adventure, abundant snow, uncrowded terrain, ski-in and ski-out lodging and a natural friendliness that comes from small-town life in this corner of the Rockies. Big Sky is known for short lift lines, and two mountains of blissful terrain - sure to please everyone from the beginner to the fast and fearless.


The "Biggest Skiing in America," Big Sky gives you access to more skiing and total vertical feet than anywhere in the Unites States.

Famous for short or non-existent lift lines and uncrowded slopes. State-of-the-art lifts including a high speed, six-person, heated chair.

Above-tree-line skiing gives Big Sky a European f lavor accentuated by a breathtaking tram to the summit of Lone Peak (non-skiers welcome). 


OPTIONAL comprehensive course leading to AWEP TM Certification that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or Search and Rescue Medical Provider. 



-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.



PhysicianUSD 760.0

PAUSD 595.0

NPUSD 595.0

NurseUSD 575.0

Residents/Medical Students/Paramedics/EMT’sUSD 495.0

Non Professional (no CME)USD 400.0

Speakers: ERIC A. WEISS, MD, FACEP: Professor of Emergency Medicine (Emeritus), Stanford University School of Medicine, Founder and former Director, Stanford University Wilderness Medicine Fellowship; Author of A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine and Editor of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine in the 2017 Clinics of North America., MICHAEL J. VANROOYEN, MD, MPH, FACEP: Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health; Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital; The Lavine Professor of humanitarian Studies, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative., TIMOTHY B. ERICKSON, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT: Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Core faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Founder and former Director of the UIC Center for Global Health, Boston, MA., VALERIE DOBIESZ, MD, MPH, FACEP: Director of Internal Programs: STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, Director of Women's Leadership Initiative, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Boston, MA., TERESA WU, MD, FACEP: Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Director, Point of Care Ultrasound Program & Fellowship and Simulation Educators Program, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ., HOWARD J. DONNER, MD: Filmmaker/Physician/Guide, Member 1997 Nova Everest Expedition; NASA consultant; expedition physician, 1988 American Kangchenjunga Expedition; Medical Officer, Denali Medical Research Project; Certified Flight Instructor, Founding Co-Author of, Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine., JOSEPH B. SERRA, MD: Founding Member of the Wilderness Medical Society; Orthopedic Surgeon, Stockton, California, 25 year member, National Ski Patrol, Orthopedic Surgeon, Rotary International to Africa., BERNARD W. DANNENBERG, MD, FAAP, FACEP: Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Department, Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital., HENRY HERRMANN, DMD, FAGD: Dentist, Falls Church, Virginia; Author of Wilderness Dental Emergencies, in Wilderness Medicine; Dentist for US Olympic Kayak Team., LANNY JOHNSON, FNP/PA: Physician Assistant, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Medical Advisor and former Climbing Park Ranger and Park Paramedic, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming., KYLE ALLRED, PA-C: Professional expedition and whitewater guide; Has guided extensively on five continents; Wilderness survival instructor; Co-founder of and, SHERYL OLSON, RN, BSN: Outdoor Survival and Navigation Instructor, Flight Nurse, Wilderness Safety Instructor, Cruise Ship Nurse, Colorado Springs, Colorado., GARY KIBBEE: Navy Seal; Special Forces Survival Instructor; swiftwater rescue, high angle rescue, and dive rescue instructor; specialist in tactical and wilderness medicine, escape and evasion, and confined space rescue., PHILIP WHITE: Fire Chief (retired), South San Francisco Fire Department; Senior Fire Instructor and Instructor of Heavy Rescue (building collapse); Hazardous Materials specialist; CBRNE Project Manager, Bay Area Urban Security Initiative., DAVID BREASHEARS: World-renouned filmmaker, adventurer, and mountaineer who summited Everest five times and produced the IMAX film Everest: Mountain Without Mercy; produced and directed the documentary Storm Over Everest; Founder and Executive Director of GlacierWorks.

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