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Wilderness Medicine CME- Turtle River State Park, ND

Course Description:

WLS:MP is designed for medical professionals of all levels (MD, EMT, PA, NP, RN, etc) that have an interest in expanding their knowledge of wilderness medicine pathology and enhancing their practical skills in a wilderness environment. WLS:MP courses are designed for all types of outdoor enthusiasts, from the casual day hike to the extended expedition.

During this  in-person course, students will learn the latest wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evacuation. Our expert instructors employ a wide scope of teaching methods, balancing online didactic lectures with practical, hands-on skills and scenarios. Emphasis is placed not just on the materials learned, but the critical decision making skills surrounding effective backcountry medical management.

Upon course completion, students will earn the WLS:MP certification, valid four years, and be eligible for up to 20.5 hours of  Category 1 CME and Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship (FAWM) credit.

For more information and a course guide, click here.

Location:

Join us, along with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, for our WLS:MP course at Turtle River State Park! Taught by Dr Jon Solberg and Dr Justin Reisenauer, this course is free to UND Students and Faculty.

Cost and Registration:

The course is $600 for non UND students.

To register, please contact Sue Warner at susanna.warner@und.edu

Curriculum:

The materials below above are covered via online and in person didactic lecture, small group discussion, practical skills sessions, and live scenarios. Each topic will describe pathology, treatment, prevention, and provide evacuation guidelines necessary for high quality patient care. This curriculum is continually reviewed for best practice and the most up to date guidelines.

The WLS:MP curriculum consists of:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Trauma
  • Medical Problems
  • Infectious Disease
  • Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin
  • Animal & Insect Bites
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Wound management
  • Water treatment
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia & frostbite
  • Medical kits
  • Lightning
  • Altitude Illness: AMS/HAPE/HACE
  • Dive Medicine

 

CME Credit:

Along with the WLSL:MP certification, students are able to earn up to 20.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CME, as well as Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credit. To confirm that these credits are applicable to your specific medical designation, inquire with your governing body. Please note that the CME credit hours differ for traditional in-person courses and hybrid courses.

March 31 - April 2

Details

Start:
March 31
End:
April 2
Course Category:

EDUCATION PARTNER

Dr Justin Reisenauer
Dr Jon Solberg

Other

Course Location Type
Onsite

Location

Turtle River State Park
3084 Park Avenue
Arvilla, ND 58214 United States
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This Course is Offered Through a 3rd Party