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Bend, OR

September 18, 8:30 am - September 19, 6:00 pm

Wilderness Medicine CME – Bend, OR

Bend, OR is located along the Deschutes River on the east end of the Cascades, home to Mt. Bachelor and the famous Smith Rock State Park. These two features alone provide ample opportunity from adventures ranging from high alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, hiking, sport climbing, and a wide array of water sports. Come summer or winter this destination course is bound to bring fun, adventure, and a true vacation feel for the whole family.

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 24.5 hours of category 1 CME*
➢ Receive Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credits

The AWLS Hybrid 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
❖ Dive Medicine

The AWLS Hybrid course is an exciting new format for us. Following completion of Online Modules to cover the didactic portion of the AWLS curriculum, students will meet in person for the practical skills component. Following an opportunity to review questions from the modules, we will dive into practical skills and wilderness victim scenarios. This means the two days in the mountains will be spent almost entirely outside doing hands-on practical skills.

Less time in class means more time to play and explore the high desert! World-class hiking, climbing, and mountain biking can be found in and around Bend, and following your AWLS course, you will be prepared for anything the wilderness has to throw at you!

CME Credit:

With the Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification students earn 24.5 hours of Category 1 CME, as well as Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credit.

For more information and to register, click here


September 18, 8:30 am
September 19, 6:00 pm

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