Advanced Wilderness Life Support

  • General Academics
Spring Mills, PA 16875, USA
Mar 27 2020
Mar 29 2020
Doctoral Registration
$675.00
RN / PA / EMS Registration
$450.00
Resident / Student Registration
$450.00
  1. Sun8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. Sat8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Additional services and fees

Adventrue Medical Kit $100.00
Minimalist Wilderness First Aid Kit $65.00
Sergeant Rescue Wilderness T-Shirt (Moisture Wicking) $35.00

Class dates

03/27/2020, 03/28/2020, 03/29/2020

Description

 


27-29 March 2020


Cost:              Doctoral                                     $675

                      RN / EMS                                   $450

                      Resident / Student                     $450


We are very excited to announce the first 2020 offering of Advanced Wilderness Life Support! This fast paced and challenging course is deigned for medical professionals who wish to begin to scratch the surface of practicing medicine in austere environments. This course provides a practical foundation in wilderness and austere care for medical professionals. The course will emphasize strong patient assessment techniques to make better treatment decisions in a resource limited environment. The participating provider is trained in methods to manage medical and traumatic incidents, as well best practices to treat urgent care complaints in the wilderness and during evacuation. 


Topics of the course include: 

- Animal, Insect, Arthropod, Marine Bites & Stings
- Avalanche
- Dive Medicine
- Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Skin
- High Altitude Related Problems
- Hyperthermia
- Hypothermia & Frostbite
- Infectious Disease
- Lightning
- Medical kits
- Medical Problems
- Moving an Injured Patient
- Patient Assessment
- Patient Packaging & Evacuation
- Submersion Injuries
- Water Disinfection & Purification
- Wound & Musculoskeletal Injuries Management


Approximately half of the course time is spent in small groups or participating in hands on teaching sessions with mock victim scenarios.


AWLS is approved for up to 20.5 hours of AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits through the Wilderness Medical Society.


Restrictions

Participants must currently be 16 years or older.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 30

Registration period

Registration starts on 10/17/2019 and ends on 03/27/2020.

Location

Spring Mills, PA 16875, USA