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Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Fall Course 2019 - Big Sur, CA

Oct 11 - 13, 2019   |   Big Sur, California  United States of America
Specialties : Emergency Medicine
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Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Fall Course 2019 is organized by Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) and will be held from Oct 11 - 13, 2019 at Big Sur Station, Big Sur, California, United States of America.

Continuing Education Credits:
The Wilderness Medical Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity is accredited through the Wilderness Medical Society.

American College of Emergency Physicians: Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 20.50 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit. 

American Academy of Family Physicians: Approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians for a maximum of 20.5 hours of AAFP Category 1 credit.

Course Description:
“Learn the skills to prevent medical problems; reduce suffering and save lives in non-traditional medical settings

• 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

Course Objectives:
• To provide a practical foundation in Wilderness Medicine for medical professionals
• To teach patient assessment and treatment guidelines for life support until definitive care or evacuation is available
• To train the provider in methods for managing medical and trauma emergencies and urgencies in the wilderness when evacuation is unavailable or unnecessary

Topics Include:
• Patient assessment
• Wound management
• Trauma 
• Water treatment
• Medical problems 
• Hyperthermia, hypothermia & frostbite
• Infectious disease 
• Medical kits
• Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin 
• Lightning
• Animal & insect Bites 
• Musculoskeletal injuries 
• Dive Medicine


Ivan Cheng
Ivan Cheng

Critical Care Medicine

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Contact No. : 970.444.4001

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Big Sur Station
Highway 1, 47555 CA-1
Big Sur, California, United States of America

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