Loading Courses

« All Courses

  • This course has passed.

Kingman, AZ

November 18, 8:00 am - November 20, 5:00 pm

Wilderness Medicine CME – Kingman, AZ

Welcome to the high desert! At 3,333 feet elevation with an average Fall temperature of around 60˚F, Kingman, AZ, is the prime location to take your pre-winter AWLS course. From Lake Havasu, at 735 feet, to the Hualapai mountains, with a summit at 8417 feet, there is no lack of opportunity to explore the surrounding country. The course will be held at kingsman Regional Medical Center, where didactics are led by local EMS faculty, including wilderness, EMS, and international medical experts. Practical sessions will be held in the surrounding parks (Hualapai Mountains and Monolith Gardens), providing a stunning and rugged environment to practice medicine in austere settings. You bring your boots and a sense of adventure and we will handle the rest!

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.

To register for this course, please send the Conference Application form to Sheri Glass (sglass@azkrmc.com). If you have any questions regarding the Kingman, AZ, AWLS course please contact Jeff Conley (JrConl@gmail.com). We’ll see you in November!

For More Information Click Here!

To View and Download the Conference Application Click Here!

Details

Start:
November 18, 8:00 am
End:
November 20, 5:00 pm
Course Category:

Upcoming Courses

Jan 23

Whistler, CAN

January 23, 2022, 8:00 am - January 25, 2022, 5:00 pm
Feb 11

Cleveland, OH

February 11, 2022, 8:00 am - February 13, 2022, 5:00 pm
Mar 10

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL HYBRID

March 10, 2022 - March 11, 2022
Mar 22

Mt Baker, WA

March 22, 2022 - March 25, 2022