Course Dates

Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Saturday, October 6, 2018
 
 

Cost and Options

Price: 
$595.00
 
Cost and Options Details: 

Food and bikes are not included in the cost. Please bring your own. A bike with flat pedals is required, along with helmet, knee, and elbow pads. The first five registrants who ask can reserve one of Truckee Bike Park's demo fleet.

 

Course Location

 

Target Audience

Physicians and other medical professionals who engage in wilderness activities, who counsel individuals who take part in such activities, or who are likely to encounter illness or injury in remote or resource-limited settings.

 

CME Information

The Wilderness Medical Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

8 California Continuing Education credits are available for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics.

Mountain Bike Skills Development

Photo credit to Danielle Wilkey with Kat Sweet

Improve Your MTB Skills and Earn CME

Want to take your cross-country mountain biking to the next level? Want to learn the fundamentals of pumping, jumping, turning, and dropping, all with certified coaches? Want to earn CME at the same time? Join us at Truckee's incredible and newly expanded bike park for 8 hours of CME and two half-days of bike skills, dirt jumping, or both. Riders of all levels will build skills, boost confidence, and advance their riding with safe, inclusive, and encouraging coaching from our friends at the Truckee Bike Park and the Next Level Bike Skills Program.

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction to Wilderness Medicine
  • Wilderness Patient Assessment
  • Heat Related Illness
  • Lightning Injuries
  • Wound Management and Burns
  • Drowning/Submersion/Dive Injuries
  • Bites, Stings, Animal Attacks
  • Cold Related Illness
  • Wilderness Trauma - Case Based Workshop

Educational Objectives:

After attending this conference, the participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate increased awareness of medical problems unique to the wilderness and austere environments
  • Prevent, diagnose and manage illnesses or injuries in the wilderness and/or remote location
  • Promote increased awareness of safety and accident prevention in wilderness surroundings

The biking skills section of this course will be taught by certified coaches affiliated with Truckee Bike Park, the Next Level Bike Skills Program, and Biking For A Better World.

The photos on this page were taken by Peter Day of Peter Day Photo - http://www.peterdayphoto.com/

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Wilderness Medical Society and Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC. The Wilderness Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC reserves the right to change or substitute course faculty without advance or prior notice to participants.

Faculty

Josh Dubansky
MD, DiMM
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Josh Dubansky is a board certified emergency medicine physician at a busy Level II trauma center and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM). Dr. Dubansky received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, then trained in Emergency Medicine at UCSF-Fresno. There, he created and completed an Area of Concentration in Wilderness Medical Education, designed and implemented EMS field scenarios and MCI drills, and lectured extensively to medical students, EMTs, nurses, physicians, and National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service Rangers, and researched and wrote National Park Service EMS protocols as part of the ParkMedic and Wilderness Medicine Programs. He also helped design and implement a Tactical Medicine program for the U.S. Forest Service. Dr. Dubansky remains a NOLS faculty member, and has taught for or helped run numerous outdoor programs, including Cal Adventures at U.C. Berkeley, Cornell University Outdoor Education, California Canoe and Kayak, ARTA River Trips, Healing Waters San Francisco, and Boardsports Kiteboarding. He is a WMS Wilderness Medicine Fellowship Candidate and WMS DiMM Candidate.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC to disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest of faculty members related to the content of their presentation to participants to help the participants form their own judgment about the presentation.