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Colorado Springs, CO

May 23 - May 25

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Come earn your AWLS in the Pikes Peak Region! From whitewater rafting excursions to leisurely hikes, there is an abundance of things to do and see that suit all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts. With more than 350 miles of scenic trails, you can take your pick from relaxing strolls to heart-pounding challenges. Mountain biking, fishing, and cave exploration are a few other options on how to spend your time. Areas of interest include Pikes Peak, the Royal Gorge, and Garden of the Gods Park. Once done in the outdoors, come back to the city to enjoy a vibrant culture filled with arts, entertainment, and a rich history.  There is no shortage of adventures.

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.

 

For more information, and to register, click here.

Details

Start:
May 23
End:
May 25
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Venue

Stratmoor Hills Fire District
2160 B St
Colorado Springs,80906United States
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