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Wilderness Medicine CME- Whitefish, MT

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 21.25 hours of Category 1 CME and Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship (FAWM) credit.

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Location:

Join is in Whitefish, MT for WLS:MP! Whitefish is a resort town in the Rocky Mountains of northwest Montana. It’s a gateway to the jagged peaks, lakes and glacier-carved valleys of Glacier National Park. Ski and mountain-bike trails wind downhill at Whitefish Mountain Resort, just outside town. On Whitefish Lake, sandy City Beach and Whitefish Lake State Park have boat launches and picnic areas. Downtown, shops and eateries line Central Avenue.

Lodging

While there are many lodging options in Whitefish, the course will take place at the Grouse Mountain Lodge.

We have 20 rooms setup in a roomblock.

Room Type:
Standard/ Golf View: $99 (Single/Double), $114 (Triple),  $129 (Quad)
Corner Suite: $159 (Single/Double), $174 (Triple), $189 (Quad)
Loft Suite: $219 for all

For room reservations – Please contact the Central Reservations office and quote the name
of your group (Virga Systems WLS:MP) prior to making the reservation. You may reach this office via phone – 406.892.2525

Travel

Airport Shuttle (FCA-Glacier International Airport) is available
• 24 hours’ notice is required
• $23/person/trip
• Reservations, call 406-892-2525/ Toll Free 844-868-7474

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 21.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CME, as well as Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credit. To confirm that these credits apply 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.

 

Refund Policy

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 6:00 pm

Details

Start:
November 29 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
$495.00 – $750.00
Course Category:

EDUCATION PARTNER

AdventureMed HQ

Other

Course Location Type
Onsite

Location

Grouse Mountain Lodge
Fairway Drive
Whitefish, MT 59937 United States
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Registration

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
CME- Whitefish MT- 11.29.24- Doctoral
For physician level attendees (DO, MD, etc)
$ 750.00
30 available
CME- Whitefish MT- 11.29.24- Non-Doctoral
For all non-physician level attendees (PA, NP, RN, EMT, Paramedic, etc)
$ 495.00
30 available
CME- Whitefish MT- 11.29.24- Resident/Student
For attendees in medical school or their residency
$ 495.00
30 available