Skiing CME Courses
Course Dates:Friday, November 2, 2018 to Wednesday, November 14, 2018
A once in a lifetime oppurtunity for those with an adventure-driven spirit. This expedition will combine continuing medical education (CME) with a unique opportunity to trek, ski and snowboard several of Antarctica's untamed peaks. Journey deep into the rugged landscape of one of earth’s last frontiers while enjoying the convenience, safety and comfort of the Sea Adventurer expedition ship. Sail past Cape Horn, across the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula and join an exclusive group of intrepid travelers inspired by the legacy of Antarctic discovery.
This course combines Alpine Skills International Introduction to Backcountry skiing course with a carefully crafted continuing medical education (CME) curriculum. The didactic and field sections of the CME course were designed to provide medical professional the knowledge and skills apply their medical expertise in the winter wilderness environment. The course focuses on core winter wilderness topics, common ski and snowboard injuries, avalanche rescue, and patient evacuation strategies.
This course is set in the Japanese Alps near Hokkaido, Japan. Join us and learn how to manage medical emergencies in the mountains during the winter. Not only will we offer a great education, but you will also get to enjoy skiing the legendary deep snows of Japan through old growth Japanese birch and colored maple trees, followed by evenings filled with great camaraderie and Japanese food and culture.
Course Dates:Friday, February 15, 2019 to Sunday, February 17, 2019
High Sierra Snowcat and Yurt and Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC offer a unique guided experience for backcountry skiing and riding and Continued Medical Education in the legendary Eastern Sierra. The Yurts are situated in the backcountry for prime access to great skiing and riding. To get to the Yurts, we shuttle our guests and their gear with our snowcat. Guiding, food, and yurt lodging is all provided. We combine this experience with 8 hours of Continued Medical Education both in the yurts and out in the field for an educational but enjoyable three days. Go to Highseirrasnowcat.com for more detailed information about the yurts, skiing and riding.
High Sierra Snowcat & Yurt and Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC offer a unique avalanche class experience for backcountry skiers and riders combined with Continued Medical Education in the legendary Eastern Sierra. This avalanche course is taught by a certified AIARE (American Institute Avalanche Research and Education) instructors and will be based out of the yurt and will be comprised of both classroom and field work. The snowcat will be used to facilitate these courses and access terrain. All meals will be cooked by the instructor & guides.
Course Dates:Sunday, February 24, 2019 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Mountain peaks with incredible vistas of the Arctic Ocean and Norway fjords are just the beginning of what you’ll find in the Lofoten Islands. March is powder season in Lofoten so be ready to explore couloirs and peaks and the thrill of awesome descents! Enjoy 6 days of guided backcountry skiing with certified mountain guides. Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC has partnered with Northern Alpine Guides and Lofoten Ski Lodge to offer this weeklong Winter Wilderness Medicine course in the Lofoten Islands of Norway.
Course Dates:Saturday, April 13, 2019 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019
This is a variation of the famous Wapta Traverse, which utilizes the new Guy Hut on the Des Poilus Glacier. Traverse an icefield, climb a peak or two, ski some great lines, and earn CME credits. Stay safe with an ACMG certified guide and learn wilderness medicine from a Tahoe Wilderness Medicine instructor.