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Syracuse, NY

September 25, 8:00 am - September 27, 5:00 pm

Wilderness Medicine CME – Syracuse, NY

Explore the great outdoors in an all-season destination! Spend your fall apple picking at Navarino Orchards. Chase waterfalls in the summer at Pratt’s Falls or Chittenango Falls State Park. Hit the slopes in winter at Labrador MountainSong MountainToggenburg, or Greek Peak. Watch the cherry blossoms bloom in spring and discover off-the-beaten-path gems such as Labrador Hollow.

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.

For more information and to register, click here

Details

Start:
September 25, 8:00 am
End:
September 27, 5:00 pm
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