Wilderness Medicine CME: Guatemala Medical Mission - Wheelchair Delivery Project 2021

Wilderness Medicine CME: Guatemala Medical Mission - Wheelchair Delivery Project 2021

English
Conferences
Medicine
19 March, 2021 - 25 March, 2021
Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Antigua, 8 Days / 7 Nights, Calle Del Arco, 5a Avenida Norte, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

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Wilderness Medicine CME: Guatemala Medical Mission - Wheelchair Delivery Project is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company. This onsite medical conference will be held from Mar 20 - 26, 2021 at Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Antigua, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala. Accreditation:This CME Conference has been recommended for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Itinerary Schedule:Day 1 Arrive in Antigua and overnight at Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Antigua. CME lecture followed by a welcome group dinner. Day 2 Half-day guided walking tour of Antigua. We will traverse on one of the most enjoyable and walkable cities on earth visiting 16th-century monuments such as Saint Catalina Arch, Capuchins Convent, and La Merced Church. Visit local markets in the afternoon. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 3 Wheelchair fitting at Hope Haven factory. We will coincide with the families of children who have been chosen to obtain a wheelchair and set the wheelchairs to fit each individual child. Lunch at the factory. Late afternoon CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 4 Ride to Lake Atitlan and check into our hotel. Afternoon boat tour with a visit to two original villages. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 5 Second day of wheelchair fitting, this time in Sololá. You will meet new families and feel like a pro as you assess and seat the children you meet. Lunch included. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 6 Visit the famous indigenous markets at Chichicastenango and return to Antigua. CME lecture followed by a group dinner. Day 7 Guided hike on Pacaya Volcano. Hikers will come back in the early afternoon and have time to further explore Antigua. CME lecture accompanied by a farewell group dinner. Day 8 Departure. Return home or enjoy an optional post-trip excursion (suggestions below). Trip Highlights:• Spend two full days custom-fitting our donated wheelchairs, and visit the factory where they are made• Ramble the cobblestone streets of the majestic town of Antigua with an expert local guide to soak up the rich history• Visit local villages around spectacular Lake Atitlan by boat• Encounter Chichicastenango, one of the most famous markets in Central America an renowned for hand-woven textiles• Hike up to the flanks of Pacaya Volcano and roast marshmallows in the steam vents Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

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