Lake Tahoe, CA
October 1 - October 3
Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at 6,000 feet, Lake Tahoe offers a spectacular alpine setting for outdoor recreation. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America and is over 1,600 feet deep and surrounded by dense evergreen forests.
The course will be hosted at the beautiful North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach, CA (www.northtahoeevents.com). The venue sits, literally, on the sand and boasts stunning views of the surrounding lake and mountains. There are a number of lodging choices in the Lake Tahoe Region from luxury Inns to camping. There are many hidden gems in the region.
Our AWLS curriculum is a mix of didactic and hands-on wilderness medicine training, building the skills to handle a variety of emergencies in austere environments. Our curriculum is developed specifically for medical professionals, guaranteeing a high-caliber level of wilderness medical instruction. Students will bolster their pre-existing medical knowledge with the latest techniques in patient assessment, treatment, and evacuation from remote, wilderness areas.
With the Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification students earn 20.5 hours of Category 1 CME, as well as Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credit.