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Crab Orchard, KY

June 13 - June 17

Location:

Join RedStar Medical for an AWLS in Crab Orchard KY! The class will be held at Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory, a 1,700 acre natural area and wildlife refuge nestled in the Knobs Region of Kentucky. This area is a wildlife refuge with Lake Edmiston and self guided hiking trails. Come enjoy the natural beauty this area has to offer!

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 the link below!

Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Course

Details

Start:
June 13
End:
June 17
Course Category:

Venue

Maywoods Environmental and Educational Laboratory
447 Maywoods Road
Crab Orchard,KY40419United States
Phone:
859-925-2274
Website:
https://naturalareas.eku.edu/maywoods-environmental-and-educational-laboratory

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