Course Dates

Thursday, September 13, 2018 to Saturday, September 15, 2018
 
 

Cost and Options

Price: 
$495.00
 
 

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 available for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics.
 

Tahoe Mountain Bike Touring - 9/13/2018-9/15/2018

MOUNTAIN BIKING AND CME -Fall 2018

During three days in one of the world's great vacation destinations, physicians, nurses, mid-level practitioners and medics can earn 8 hours of continuing medical education (CME) credits while enjoying world class mountain biking on two half-day long adventures with Tahoe's finest guide service. With Lake Tahoe's legendary biking trails and iconic mountain towns, this affordable CME adventure is going to sell out quickly! The course will be based in Truckee, CA.

Schedule:

Thursday:
4 PM - 7 PM - Introductions, Wilderness Medicine lectures, and gear check.

Friday:
8 AM - 12 PM - Wilderness Medicine lectures and hands-on workshops
1 PM  -   6PM - Mountain Biking with Tahoe Mountain Guides

Saturday:
8 AM - 12 PM - Wilderness Medicine lectures and hands-on workshops
1 PM -- 6 PM - Mountain Biking with Tahoe Mountain Guides

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

Mountain Biking available Friday and Saturday afternoons with guides from Tahoe Mountain Guides, includes transportation to and from the trail, guided rides, and limited skills training. Bike Rental is not included.

  

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.