UCSF CME: High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference 2018

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Overview Objectives Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department:  
Course Number: MMC18025
Activity Start Date: April 18, 2018
Activity End Date: April 20, 2018
Location: The Pines Resort
Bass Lake, CA
Fees: Early Bird: Before 2/25/18
Physicians $400
Allied Health Professionals $325
Residents/Fellows $225
EMS Personnel $225
Non Medical $225

Regular Fee Starts 2/26/18
Physicians $425
Allied Health Professionals $350
Residents/Fellows $250
EMS Personnel $250
Non Medical $250

On Site Fee
Physicians $425
Allied Health Professionals $350
Residents/Fellows $250
EMS Personnel $250
Non Medical $250
 

Overview:

Join the University of California San Francisco - Fresno Department of Emergency Medicine at Bass Lake, California - gateway to Yosemite National Park - for the High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference.  The conference is designed to meet the needs of those who may encounter life-threatening situations with limited resources.  This includes not only emergency physicians, nurses and PAs, but also internists, family practitioners, backcountry rangers, EMS providers, members of the search and rescue community, and outdoor enthusiasts.  Through both lecture and hands-on skills workshops, we will explore topics including survival and field treatment of environmental illness, rescue techniques, wound care, and fracture management. This course is proudly presented by the University of California San Francisco- Fresno Wilderness Medicine Program.

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Objectives:

Upon completion of the High Sierra Wilderness Medicine Conference, attendees should be able to:

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be available. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

15 hours of California EMS continuing education credits are also available. CME credit will be available.

The UCSF High Sierra Wilderness & Travel Medicine Conference is a “green” meeting. Syllabus will be emailed to all participants 1 week prior to the conference.

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Course Outline:

Wednesday April 18, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30 Initial Patient Assessment – Lori Weichenthal, MD

8:30 - 9:30 Travel Medicine - What You Need to Know – Steve Stoltz, MD

9:30 - 10:15 Trauma and Burn Management in the Wilderness – Andrea Long, MD

10:15 - 10:45 Bleeding Control – Geoff Stroh, MD

10:45 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 1:15 Hands on Skills Stations: Survival Skills
· Wound Care/Bleeding Control
· Cricothyrotomy
· Needle Thorocostomy
· Improvised Laceration Repair Techniques
· Chest Trauma /Chest Seal
· Impaled Objects
· Basic Airway Maneuvers (peds and adult)

1:15 Lunch and afternoon on your own

 

Thursday April 19, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - 8:45 Submersion Injury – Greg Richardson, MD

8:45 - 9:30 Bites and Stings/Anaphylaxis - Mike Darracq, MD

9:30 - 10:30 Mammalian Bites – Janak Acharya, MD

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:15 Dental Emergencies – Mike Darracq, MD

11:15 - 1:15 Hands on Skills Stations:
· Dislocations and Reductions: Shoulder, Patella, Digit and Hip
· Splinting: C-Spine, Upper Extremity, Lower and Hare Traction

1:15 Lunch and afternoon on your own

 

Friday April 20, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - 8:45 Water purification: Techniques to Keep You Safe! – Michael Dick, MD

8:45 - 9:30 Airplane Emergencies – Susanne Spano, MD

9:30 - 10:15 Search and Rescue: High Yield Stories from the Field – Roger Mortimer, MD

10:15 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 11:00 Thermoregulation: Heat and Cold Emergencies – Susanne Spano, MD

11:00 - 11:20 Techniques from the Field on How to Get Rescued! – CHP Air Operations Team

11:20 - 12:15 Avalanche – Michael Dick, MD

12:15 - 1:15 Hands on Skills Stations: Putting Your New WM Skills to Work! Case Scenarios with Moulage Patients to Utilize your New Skills

1:15 Lunch and afternoon on your own

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Chairs:

Danielle Campagne, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Faculty:

Danielle Campagne, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine; Vice Chief of Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Michael Dick, MD
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine,
Ohio State University

Greg Richardson, MD
Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine,
Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Lori Weichenthal, MD
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine; Assistant Dean GME,
UCSF School of Medicine

Michelle Storkan, MD
Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Geoff Stroh, MD
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Susanne Spano, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine; Wilderness Medicine Fellowship,
UCSF School of Medicine

Janak Acharya, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

James McCue, MD
Resident PG3, Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Roger Mortimer MD
Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Andrea Long, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery,
UCSF School of Medicine

Mike Darracq, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Steve Stoltz, MD
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

Fernando Macias, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine,
UCSF School of Medicine

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Travel & Lodging:

The Pines Resort
54432 Road 432,
Bass Lake, CA 93604
Hotel Phone: 877-693-1951
Reservations: 877-693-1951

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before 2/26/2018 will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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