Conference Objectives

  • Demonstration of key clinical skills and communication strategies in mountain emergencies.
  • Describe the dangers and challenges of the mountain environment and how to survive as a rescuer with limited resources.
  • Demonstration of evidence-based management of altitude and environmental injuries.
  • The integration of new technologies and medical tests into clinical practice related to mountain emergency medicine.
  • Identifying and addressing challenges in prevention, recognition and treatment of common travel illnesses.
  • Explain the importance of basic mountain rescue and improvisational medicine techniques.

Registration

Advance registration is encouraged. Your registration will be confirmed via email. If you do not receive a confirmation letter, please contact UNM CPL at (505) 272-3942 to verify your attendance. Registration includes access to the virtual conference platform and conference materials. Registrations paid in cash must be in the exact amount of tuition. UNM CPL does not maintain a petty cash fund. It is UNM policy to charge offerer $35.00 plus normal merchant bank fees for each returned check. UNM CPL does not accept POs or paper registrations with credit card information.

Cancellation

If you pre-register and cannot attend, UNM CPL will refund tuition, less a $40.00 administrative fee, provided it is received in writing on or before April 23, 2021. No refunds will be issued after this date or for non-attendance. Conferences are subject to cancellation. In the event this conference is cancelled, registrants will be notified via email and will receive a full refund. UNM CPL is not responsible for any computer/device equipment rental, airfare, hotel, car rental or other costs incurred by participants.

Accreditation

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine designates each live activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conference: a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Optional Workshops/Keynote Presentation: a maximum of 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Continuing Education credit for EMT’s has been requested from the New Mexico EMS Bureau.


Conference Registration Rates

Early Bird
Before April 9, 2021   
Regular
April 9-April 25, 2021   
Onsite
April 26-April 30, 2021
Physicians
$350.00
$390.00
$415.00
Non-Physicians
$300.00
$340.00
$365.00
Residents
$250.00
$290.00
$315.00
Student (medical, nursing, EMS & paramedic)
$200.00
$240.00
$265.00

     

OPTIONAL Workshop Rates

(workshops limited to 20 people per workshop; ALL workshops located in the Albuquerque area, exact locations will be announced)
Early Bird
Before April 9, 2021   
Regular
April 9-April 25, 2021   
Onsite
April 26-April 30, 2021
Friday, April 30: Survival Skills
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00
Friday, April 30: What’s in Your Pack? Backcountry Essentials
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00
Friday, April 30: Patient Packaging & Transport
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00
Saturday, May 1: Improvised Medicine
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00
Saturday, May 1: Helicopter Rescue 101
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00
Saturday, May 1: Technical Mountain Rescue
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00
Saturday, May 1: The Basics of Avalanche Transceivers & Rescue
$50.00
$125.00
$125.00

Let Us Know How We Can Help

Contact

Mailing Address
Office for Continuous Professional Learning
MSC09 5370  1 UNM
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone:
505.272.3942

Fax:
505.272.8604
Physical Address
Medical Building Two
2501 Frontier Ave NE #201 
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Email: HSC-CPL@salud.unm.edu