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Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

December 3 - December 5

Wilderness Medicine CME – Stanford

Stanford is located 35 miles south of San Francisco nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Cruz Mountain to the west and the San Francisco Bay to the east. Located near dynamic San Francisco and the wine country of Napa, Stanford is virtually a community unto itself with downtown Palo Alto a short walk away.

The course will be hosted on the beautiful 8,180-acre Stanford campus at the Arillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center  located at 285 Santa Teresa Street next to Roble Field, the facility provides an additional 75,000 square feet of indoor recreation-based facilities and a 50-meter outdoor pool to the university. Features include a stunning state-of-the-art Climbing Wall and Outdoor Education Center, three beautiful indoor courts for basketball, volleyball and badminton, three exercise studios, Cycling Team and sports medicine areas, academic classrooms, and a 14,000 sq. foot Fitness Center which offers the latest in cardio and strength training equipment.

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.

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Details

Start:
December 3
End:
December 5
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