Advanced Wilderness Life Support

  • General Academics
Black Moshannon, 4216 Beaver Rd, Philipsburg, PA 16866, USA
Apr 23 2021
Apr 25 2021
AWLS Student
$475.00
  1. Sun8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  7. Sat8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Additional services and fees

Adventrue Medical Kit $100.00
FAWM / CME Credit (Necessary for MD / DO / PA / RN Participants) $210.00
Minimalist Wilderness First Aid Kit $65.00
Sergeant Rescue Wilderness T-Shirt (Moisture Wicking) $35.00
Tent On-Site Camping $10.00

Class dates

04/23/2021, 04/24/2021, 04/25/2021

Description

23 - 25 April 2021​


Cost:              Doctoral                                     $685

                      RN / EMS                                   $475

                      Resident / Student                     $475


We are very excited to announce the 2021 offering of Advanced Wilderness Life Support! This fast paced and challenging course is designed 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 05/26/2020 and ends on 04/23/2021.

Location

Black Moshannon, 4216 Beaver Rd, Philipsburg, PA 16866, USA