::PRECONFERENCE SYMPOSIA + WORKSHOP
International Medical Travel 2006 - 3 Hr CME
This symposium discusses managing a Travel Medicine Clinic, sourcing information, evaluating and consulting travel risk, immunization schedules,
coding and collections, and pitfalls and pearls for succeeding in travel medicine.
Saturday - July 22 - 1:00PM - 4:00PM
William Forgey, M.D., James Wilkerson, M.D., & Phil Rasori, M.D.
Cultural Considerations of Travel 02-028-1-1
Planning for Group Travel 02-010-1-1
Fever in the Returning Traveler 02-034-.5-1, 02-029-.5-1
STD's in Adventure Travel 02-035-1-1
Incorporating Travel Medicine into a Medical Practice 02-030-1-1
Advanced Wilderness Life Support
The AWLS program is a practical approach to the treatment of injuries and illnesses experienced at a distance from traditional medical assistance.
Certification instruction concentrates on those injuries and illnesses most common to wilderness experiences, particularly those related to
popular sports and activities.
The course offers a total of 17.5 credits toward the Fellows program and a maximum of 12 Hrs CME.
View the PDF file on the meeting registration page at www.wms.org for a complete listing of the applicable credits.
The course will consist of didactic sessions from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm and the practical skills sessions will
be from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm on both Friday and Saturday. Registrants will attend both morning lecture
sessions and choose one of the afternoon practical skills sessions.
The course will cover the following topics:
Primary and secondary survey
Common medical problems
High altitude illness
Friday - July 21 & Saturday July 22
Paul S. Auerbach, M.D., Jerome Bidinger, J.D., Ph.D., Lt. Colonel David Della-Guistina, M.D.,
Colin Grissom, M.D., & Richard Ingebresten, M.D.
EMT/Resident $ 150
Physician $ 425
RN/PA $ 200