Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) TM 1997 University of Utah School of Medicine
For adventure guides or anyone who loves the outdoors. This course is designed for students and guides with at least some background in medicine. For beginners, see our Basic Wilderness Life Support (BWLS) TM course.
The famous wilderness medicine course, now in an online format. Outside Magazine named AWLS one of four of the best wilderness courses in the world.
This course covers patient assessment, wound management, Hot-Cold injuries, avalanches, lightning, water safety, bites and stings, water treatment, altitude, wilderness medicine kits, infectious disease, dive medicine, practical skills, and more.
This is a self study course for certification that uses a textbook, podcasts, videos, and practice exams to learn. Average study time is 6-8 hours. Official certification through the University of Utah School of Medicine is valid for three years.
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