Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
December 3 - December 5
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.
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.