Emergency Medicine Conference Details

2014 Fiji Scuba Diving and Multi-Sports Adventure Wilderness and Travel Medicine CME

Date: January 11-18, 2014
Location: Beqa, Fiji
URL: http://www.wilderness-medicine.com/default.asp?pg=courses_fiji
Description: Course content includes:
  • Altitude Illness
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries
  • Environmental Heat Illness
  • Snake Envenomation
  • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections
  • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out
  • Lightning Injuries
  • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care
  • Management of Fractures and Dislocations
  • Preparing for Foreign Travel
  • Backcountry Medical Kits
  • Wilderness Wound Management
  • Wild Animal Attacks
  • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings
  • Wilderness Dermatology
  • Marine Hazards & Envenomations
16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - maximum

Venue: Beqa Lagoon Resort

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