Off-Road Dirt Biking CME Adventure

November 3rd - 8th, 2019

  • Join our 5 night Dirt Biking CME course in Nov. 2019 with Coyote Trail Adventures in Palmdale, CA.

  • Novice to Expert: Ride tailored to your experience.

  • This course is ideal for those interested in providing medical care / prevention to the outdoor enthusiast or those looking to learn more about possible injuries and accidents encountered while off-roading. Our courses are also great for those travel enthusiasts, group leaders, bikers, walkers, EMT’s, nurses or doctors with a desire to learn medical treatment in austere environments. We will complete the core curriculum of this CME certification course while dirt biking in Southern Cal / Death Valley and exploring the many scenic areas. Enjoy 4 days of riding, all food & lodging, CME, rental bikes, bike insurance, transportation and all drinks including alcohol while making new friends. In addition, earn credits towards your FAWM via the WMS society. See details below. 

REVIEWS FROM OTHER COURSES

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ATTENDING THIS COURSE YOU WILL:

  • Learn the latest wilderness medical skills for patient assessment, stabilization and evacuation.

  • Practice your skills while enjoying a true wilderness adventure in the backcountry

  • Work with our expert faculty and local Dirt Biking guides with over 20 years experience to develop your knowledge and awareness regarding dirt biking and motorcycle injuries

  • Obtain up to TBD hours of CME and Fellowship credits from the Wilderness Medicine Society towards your FAWM

  • Our program focuses on treatment of the most common injuries and illnesses encountered while in the backcountry.

“Our rides strive to provide little pavement and lots of dirt.

We will cater to your group's riding abilities and the type of terrain that you want to explore.  

This is your adventure and we want to make it the best it can be!”

CERTIFICATION:

  • 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits and WMS FAWM Credits

  • Motorcycle License NOT required, but riding experience recommended

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • An opportunity to ride Dirt Bikes with experienced guides while gaining valuable medical knowledge

  • Experience wilderness medicine in context doing what you love to do

  • Enjoy an all-inclusive package with excellent food, drinks and hospitality in a rustic atmosphere

  • Build friendships to last a lifetime

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Amazing Riding

Join us on a trip of a lifetime . . .

ITINERARY: (Speakers and times may change slightly based on availability and weather)

  • Day 1 – Fly into LAX or nearest airport and meet in Lancaster, CA. 2:30PM Pick-Up @ LAX

    • Dinner and Introduction to Course (Best Western, Lancaster)

  • Day 2 – Lectures AM / Gear Up and Ride. Afternoon Lectures. Cabins; shared baths/showers

  • Day 3 – Full Day of Riding. Afternoon Lectures. Cabins

  • Day 4 – Full Day of Riding. Afternoon Lectures. Cabins

  • Day 5 – Morning Ride. Transport Back to Lancaster. Final Dinner. Overnight Best Western, Lancaster

  • Day 6 – Morning Lectures / Wrap-Up Course Complete: Drive home or Airport Transfer

MAIN EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

  • The goal of the Wilderness Medical Society Dirt Biking CME Conference is to provide participants with a unique environment to experience essential medically-related topics and learn skills while collaborating with Coyote Trails through educational activities including lectures, hands on work-shops, training modules and Biking Excursions.

  • Development of this CME curriculum is formed by the following key objectives:

    • Provide educational opportunities based on core curriculum of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine.

    • Provide education of value to providers who care for the medical needs and also those involved with coordination of off roading-related educational activities, including medical providers who must educate and instruct rider safety with their patients.

    • Provide education of interest to wilderness and austere-activity enthusiasts.

  • After attending this conference, the participants will be able to:

    • Establish a set of treatment priorities for care of the sick or injured in remote settings.

    • Prevent, diagnose, and manage illnesses and injuries in austere environments.

    • Demonstrate increased knowledge and skill in recognizing and treating the most common illnesses and injuries encountered in remote environments, including medical kits, patient assessment, hemorrhage control, and orthopedic injuries.

    • Understand objective risk-assessment in wilderness environments from the perspective of the medical professional acting as a trip leader.

    • Understand the pathophysiology and management of acute emergencies related to remote environments and potential high velocity vehicular injuries.

    • Perform a pre-departure assessment of the participant’s pre-existing medical conditions and plan an appropriate medical kit & care.

THE  TEAM / FACULTY:

  • The riding logistics and leadership will be provided by extremely experienced guides from Coyote Trail Adventures, whose team members have a wealth of knowledge and experience.

  • The Wild Med Adventures Team are all well traveled and experienced and promise to make your CME experience both educational and informative, but please note that we are only responsible for the educational aspect of this trip. For more information regarding our instructor's background - please see BIO's for instructor information. Instructors may change depending on availability. We are NOT guides and are NOT responsible for the riding safety or proper gear.

TRIP INSURANCE:

  • Delegates should have personal insurance to cover any in-country medical examinations, treatment or rescue/evacuation as well as some form of trip insurance to cover missed flights, weather delays and other potential trip delays.

  • We do recommend Rescue Insurance as well which can be purchased via Global Rescue.

TARGET AUDIENCE: 

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  • Intended as continuing education for physicians, PA's, NP's, nurses, and medics who aspire to work or teach as a field instructor/provider in austere environments or who may work in remote clinics and deal with the injuries sustained by off road bikers.

  • Graduates from other wilderness medicine programs (e.g. FAWM, MFAWM) who want to gain experience and skills in Hunting / Remote Medicine

  • Individuals pursuing a Fellow of Wilderness Medicine degree (FAWM™)

  • Anyone Interested in off-road dirt biking with a fun group of people

  • NON-MEDICALS WELCOME

COST 

Deposit: $1500

Course + CME: $3600

Non-Medical: $3350

Single Supplement (Hotel Only): $150

If you pay online: 3% online payment fee will be added

****EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Sign-up before May 1st and save $150****

Use Code: "DIRTBIKE2019" FOR DISCOUNT

Included: 5 Nights lodging (shared accommodations), Transportation from LAX (one pick-up time), 4 Days of Riding, Rental Gear and Rental Bikes, all meals and beverages, CME credit and credit towards your FAWM, Wild Med Shirt or Hat. BIKE OPTIONS: KTM 350s, KTM 500s, KTM 450, KTM 400, Honda CRF450X's & CRF250X's

Excluded: Transportation other than the pick-up time from LAX. Tips: $100-$150/pp. Any other personal gear you may need. Any additional costs for delays, injuries, trip insurance, or damage done by negligence. *Please note: this is a potentially dangerous activity in remote areas. Please consult your physician and have recommended insurance & rescue insurance.

  or Save 3% and send Check or Money order to:

Wild Med Adventures, LLC

138 Kennedy Road

Belchertown, MA 01007

***Please note: Full payment due within 60 days of start of course or a $250 fee will be added to your final cost OR we have the right to cancel your trip without refund**

  • Cancellation Policy: Your deposit for the travel portion of the course is nonrefundable. The entire balance of your trip fee and CME fee will be due 60 days prior to departure. No deposits will be returned after payment unless for some reason course is cancelled. If you have not paid in full prior to 60 days before the start of the course a late fee of $250 will be applied to the final cost or you will lose your spot on our trip. There will be a full refund minus deposit up to 60 days prior to course. No refunds if within 60 days of start of course.

  • We have a maximum number of 10 and minimum of 4.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE / CME

  • It is the policy of the Wild Med Adventures, LLC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All faculty members are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations.

  • Accordingly, the Wilderness Medical Society has determined there are no conflicts to report associated with this conference.

  • ACCME Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Wilderness Medical Society and Wild Med Adventures, LLC. The Wilderness Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • The Wilderness Medical Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of TBD AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PLEASE INQUIRE WITH ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

We hope to meet you in November and share the ultimate riding experience !