The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine Hyatt Regency, Maui
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, 200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, 96761, United States
13 March 2019 - 17 March 2019Summary
Welcome to the largest and longest-running CME conference on Wilderness Medicine for physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, and other medical professionals.Overview
The conference features a wide array of interesting and practical wilderness and travel medicine topics presented by authoritative and engaging faculty.
The Maui Hyatt Regency is a spectacular beachside venue with virtually endless nearby activities. A spectacular 40-acre beachfront resort on the world-class Ka'anapali Beach. Relax by the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean or choose from a wide variety of exciting activities. A few reasons why the Hyatt was voted a Top 10 Resort in Hawaii by Conde Nast Traveler:
A comprehensive course leading to AWEP CertificationTM 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.
OPTIONAL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS
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.
*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. No outside commercial support has been received for this activity.More Information »