Please join us for our thirteenth annual Rocky Mountain Winter Conference on Emergency Medicine at Copper Mountain Resort just outside of Denver. Copper is a beautiful winter playground featuring challenging slopes, epic snowboarding, great restaurants, and family adventures!
We begin on Saturday evening with keynote speaker, Dr. Peter Hackett, Director for Institute of Altitude Medicine, speaking on "Mountain High Adventures: Lessons from the Wilderness for your ED!". ACEP legend Dr. Amal Mattu returns to kick off Monday with "VTach Mimics that ACLS will Kill!".
Each day starts with a hot breakfast followed by engaging 25 minute cutting edge didactics led by experts from the country's top academic programs. Everyone then heads to the slopes for outdoor adventures! After the lifts close, we connect again for apres ski refreshments, followed by hands-on practice in our Simulation, Ultrasound, and Airway Learning Labs. Evenings are filled with relaxing networking opportunities during culinary excursions or just relaxing with the family and friends.
NEW THIS YEAR! Winter Wilderness Medicine and Snow Skills Pre-Conference Workshop
Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Additional 8.0 hours of CME
Mountain Disaster? Learn to survive, thrive, and stay alive in the face of winter or mountain emergencies..
Join international wilderness medicine experts Dr. Todd Miner and Dr. Jay Lemery to learn and practice winter survival on the mountain. Topics include managing cold injuries, building snow shelters, sleds, litters and carriers, as well as an introduction to avalanche safety. Backcountry skis or snowshoes required and available for rent. Participants responsible for lunch and ski lift ticket.
- December 03, 2016 Initial release