Lake Tahoe, CA HYBRID
October 1, 8:00 am - October 2, 6:00 pm
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.
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 24.5 hours of Category 1 CME, as well as Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship credit.
The course will be hosted at the beautiful Burton Creek State Park in Tahoe City, CA (https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=512). The venue is nestled in the mountains on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, overlooking the lake and providing the scenic backdrop Tahoe has become famous for. 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.