2020 May 08 Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Senior Resident Talk- Wilderness Medicine: High altitude illnesses, environmental hazards, and disaster relief"

Oakland , CA US
May 8, 2020

TITLE:  Wilderness Medicine: High altitude illnesses, environmental hazards, and disaster relief


 Tess Knudson- Fitzpatrick

Internal Medicine 


Statement of Disclosure:

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond has determined that the speakers and the planning committee for this program do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this program.  Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland-Richmond does not endorse any brand name products.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurses may report 1 hour of credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.




Target Audience

This program will be of interest to all primary care physicians. Specialist and other interested clinicians are invited to attend within their scope of practice where applicable.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this education, participants will be able to:

  1. Give a broad overview of what constitutes wilderness medicine.

  2. Explain the risk factors, sequelae, and treatment of common ailments associated with high altitude medicine.

  3. Detail the consequences and treatment of specific environmental hazards commonly found in mountain medicine: avalanches, hypothermia, etc.

  4. Educate the audience on search and rescue maneuvers in wilderness medicine.




Additional Information

Oakland Medical Center
Conference room: 
3600 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611 - Specialty Medical Office Building (SMOB) LL B
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/08/2020 - 12:30pm PDT
Event ends: 
05/08/2020 - 1:30pm PDT
Oakland Medical Center
3600 Broadway Avenue
Virtually Teams Grand Rounds
Oakland , CA 94611
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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