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Wilderness Medicine Field Course Home Study Guide 2017 Edition

Ellen L. Smith, MD FACEP

Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 AM - Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 11:00 PM (EST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
WMFC 2017 Home Study Edition, On-line Live, CEU edition on-line
Successful Completion awards 26.75 continuing educational units to Athletic Trainers
Dec 31, 2017 $125.00 $4.12
WMFC 2017 Home Study Edition for Live! WMFC 2017 Class Alumni
If you have passed this year's July course, this alumni priced edition will refresh your knowledge and skills. Limited time pricing post class for 1 mos.
Nov 16, 2018 $25.00 $1.62

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Interested in Wilderness Medicine, but stuck indoors due to weather or injury? Learn best in the quiet of your home?  Just can't get enough of the Wilderness Medicine Field Course?  Need additional continuing education credits?   

The Wilderness Medicine Field Course Home Study Edition 2017  is here!

This 10 unit course contains lecture slides, lab demos, study aids, quizzes, videos, links and is available as an ol-line book, a thumb drive book, or a continuing educational program.       This material can be used pre or post the official outdoor Wilderness Medicine Field Course which is JUly 2017 when the water warms up here in Maryland. Note: refunds cannot be processed once course links emailed. 

Athletic Trainers:  Accreditation Statement for 2017 Ellen L. Smith, MD is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers.  This program has been approved for a maximum of 30 hours of Category A continuing education.  BOC Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity.  


Physicians:  This online e-book will be an excellent reference for you pre or post class.  It contains the videos, the photos and the didactic content without the swamp muck and mosquito bites.  The thumb drive can be carried along for travel when you may not have internet.  Choose the edition best suited to your needs. 

For those seeking continuing medical education credit, an attestation statement will accompany your materials. Please check before ordering if your organization allows credits. 

Chapters include: orthopedics, cardiology, head injury, emergency outdoor surgery cric, trach, chest tube, suturing, joint reduction, splinting, assessment of injury, shock assessment, abdominal pain critical assessment, dermatology, ENT, ophthalmology, rock climbing anchors for rescue, rock wall vertical rescue, knots, rope attachments, swift water rescue, flat water issues, laryngospasm and the cold water rescue, mountain biking skills and knowledge, navigation, woods survival, hypothermia, hyperthermia, environmental illness, tropical medicine, baro-medicine and demonstrations and videos.  An internet connection is necessary to view the videos.

Have questions about Wilderness Medicine Field Course Home Study Guide 2017 Edition? Contact Ellen L. Smith, MD FACEP

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Wilderness Medicine Field Course at home
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virtual backyards, woodlands and mountains , MD 20832

Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 AM - Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 11:00 PM (EST)

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Ellen L. Smith, MD FACEP

Dr Ellen Smith is the founder and developer of the Wilderness Medicine Field Course which has trained in part or whole,over 1000 medical providers in Wilderness Medicine.   Held in the warm summer months the course trains medical providers in hands on Wilderness medicine in the beautiful parks surrounding Montgomery County, MD.  Dr Ellen Smith is the System-wide Director of Sports Medicine for Emergency Medicine Associates, the premier metro area medical system provider of emergency care; and the Founder and Co-Director of MedStar Montgomery Sports Medicine.  Dr. Smith has been a consultant for the FTC and National STudy group on youth sports medicine.  Dr. Smith will be featured in an upcoming TV show, Maxed Out- The limits of Human endurance.  Her recent articles include topics of Lyme Disease, and Surveillance Protocols for Youth Sports Injury.  She teaches frequently and her Wilderness Medicine Field Course is adapted as course elective for the medical students at the Medical College of Virginia where she is an associate professor in surgery.  While there is no substitute for a hands on education, these on-line educational seminars can be done from the convenience of your own device during an off season period. 

Courses are available on-line 2017 :

Wilderness Medicine Field Course, Home Study Edition        and

Cycling and Running, Endurance Medicine, Home Study Edition   .


Dr Smith is also the founder of Hotfoot Athletics , a mobile analysis system for analyzing movement and technique in running, landing, ACL injury prevention, throwing sports, swing sports soon available as an app on your mobile device. 

When Dr Smith is not lecturing or attending patients, she can be found road or mountain cycling, rock climbing, or trail running with her labrador retrievers.


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