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

Date:
January 11-18, 2014
Location:
Beqa, 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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1 Body's cold 'sensor' could hold key for frostbite and hypothermia treatments King's College London News, December 12, 2014

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3 The emerging role of tissue plasminogen activator in the management of severe frostbite Journal of Burn Care & Research, March 23, 2015

4 Bleeding following rattlesnake envenomation in patients with preenvenomation use of antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications Academic Emergency Medicine, March 27, 2014

5 Water Envenomations and Stings Current Sports Medicine Reports, March 21, 2014 Review Article

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