With the increased awareness of global burdens such as humanitarian crises and sudden onset disasters, more than ever there is a need to be delivering healthcare in highly complex and demanding situations.
Modules include, but not limited to; Expedition & Wilderness Medicine, Alpine Medicine (Slovenia), Mountain Medicine (Nepal), Jungle Medicine (Costa Rica), Polar Medicine (Norway), Desert Medicine (Oman), Trauma Medicine, Human Factors. Coming soon. New modules in Paediatric Trauma, Marine Survival (with RNLI), Diving and Marine Medicine leading to specialised International Diploma’s in Expedition Medicine, Humanitarian Medicine and others.
This is medicine at its best, crossing geographical and professional boundaries.
Taking Medicine to the Extreme: 3 Days, 96++ Listed Speakers
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, United Kingdom 23 – 25 November 2018
World’s largest gathering of extreme medics, world class speakers and mind-blowing networking opportunities. Daily themes; Expedition & Extreme Medicine, Disaster & Humanitarian Medicine, Pre-Hospital Care.
“I have never been to such an inspirational meeting! The people there where unbelievable!”
“The most inspiring time in my 40 years of nursing”
“I’ve never felt more inspired to be studying medicine”
Now in its seventh year, the World Extreme Medicine Conference is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, share experiences and promote cross-disciplinary working. We’re dedicated to sharing and spreading best practice for the world’s medical professionals, willing to risk themselves to help others.
The conference stimulates new thinking, extends professional relationships and shares new and more effective approaches to medical practice in challenging environments. Listen to conference founder Mark Hannaford’s podcast on why WEM does what it does…