Mountain Biking and Dirt Jumping Skills with CME - Fall 2018

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.

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.

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