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Adirondack Park, NY

September 11 - September 14

Location:

The Adirondacks in NY are the perfect backdrop for a fall Advanced Wilderness Life Support Course. With over 500 acres of secluded and private forest including a large lake for canoeing and a fire pit to discuss our day’s achievement, the setting cannot be beaten. Food and lodging are included in the course fee, so show up, sit back and relax.

Course Description:

➢ Earn your Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification

➢ Learn the latest practical hands-on wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, treatment, and evacuation protocols

➢ Practice your skills in live scenarios with our expert instructors

➢ Obtain up to 20.5 hours of category 1 CME*

➢ Receive Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credits

The AWLS curriculum consists of:

❖ Patient assessment

❖ Trauma

❖ Medical problems

❖ Infectious disease

❖ Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin

❖ Animal & insect Bites

❖ Musculoskeletal injuries

❖ Wound management

❖ Water treatment

❖ Hyperthermia, hypothermia & frostbite

❖ Medical kits

❖ Lightning

❖ HAPE/HACE

❖ Dive Medicine

 

This 3-day course balances didactic lectures with hands-on instruction to most effectively train students in managing medical situations in austere environments. This course is designed for licensed medical professionals (MD, EMT, PA, NP, RN, etc) or medical professionals in training who have an interest in expanding their medical knowledge of wilderness medical pathology and in enhancing their practical skills in a wilderness environment.

CME Credit:

With the Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification students earn 20.5 hours of Category 1 CME, as well as Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credit. Please note that the CME credit hours differ for traditional in person courses and hybrid courses.

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Details

Start:
September 11
End:
September 14
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