The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine



This conference will be delivered as a hybrid (in-person or virtual) experience due to COVID-19 pandemic spread.


  • 31 exciting presentations from renowned faculty with interactive Q&A sessions
  • Optional outdoor hands-on interactive workshops: Practical Splinting Skills; Wilderness Survival Skills
  • On-demand access to all lectures for 3 months - free
On the agenda:
  • Expedition, Foreign Travel and Backcountry Medical Kits
  • Arthropod Envenomation: Spiders, Scorpions, Bees and Ants
  • Preparing for International Travel: Update on Immunizations, Malaria Prevention, and Safety
  • Snake Envenomation
  • Venomous Sea Creatures and Shark Attacks
  • Challenging Cases in Global Health and Medical Volunteering: Lessons Learned from the Field
  • Backcountry Water Purification
  • Traveler’s Diarrhea & Parasitic Infections
  • Travel Medicine Update: Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid, Zika
  • Lightning Prevention and Injuries
  • Diving Maladies and Medicine: Prevention, Safety and Treatment
  • Bear and Other Wild Animal Attacks
  • Blister Prevention and Treatment
  • Altitude Illness: Update on Prevention and Treatment
  • Floods, Rivers & Streams: Whitewater Medicine and Rescue
  • Medical-Legal Issues in Wilderness and Disaster Medicine
  • Trauma and Improvised Care in Austere Environments
  • Frostbite and Non-Freezing Cold Injury
  • Fracture & Dislocation Management in the Backcountry
  • "Is There A Doctor On-Board?" - Medical Care at 30,000 ft
  • Heat Emergencies and Illness
and more

39.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Venue: Big Sky Resort


July 24-28, 2021


Big Sky, Montana 59716, United States



  • Heat Emergencies and Illness
  • and more

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