Marine Medicine Conference 2022

27th April to 1st May 2022, La Jolla, CA, USA.

The 5 day conference will focus on hazardous marine life, surf zone injuries, hyperbaric medicine, marine science, and water rescue.

Medical professionals will earn 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This conference is designed to fulfill the Marine Medicine requirement of the Diploma in Diving and Marine Medicine but is open to any interested Wilderness Medical Society member. You must be an active WMS member to participate.


Following this program, we expect participants will be able to:

1. Describe the presentation and treatment of hazardous marine life
2. Describe the presentation and treatment of dysbarisms, barotrauma, immersion pulmonary edema and breath hold diving
3. Describe the presentation and treatment of water sport injuries, submersion injuries, cold water immersion and hazards of the surf zone
4. Describe the application of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, diving injuries and special populations
5. Describe and understand the interplay between marine ecosystems, human impacts, climate change and human health

General Information
Date: 27th April to 1st May 2022

La Jolla Shores Hotel
8110 Camino Del Oro

La Jolla CA 92037

For more information and detailed program visit the website.

Published in GI-Mail 12/2022 (English edition).

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