We are running the course at Mount Buller Alpine Resort in the heart of the Victorian Alps on 9–12 December 2019.
Mount Buller has some spectacular downhill mountain bike trails and some great dining options. Not only will you be receiving exclusive and world-class training in wilderness medicine, but you will have the opportunity to enjoy the environment and activities that are on offer in this corner of Australia!
Hands-On Practical Training
The AWLS program focuses on treatment of the most common injuries and illnesses encountered in the wilderness and uses a combination of lectures, practical skills training, and treatment of mock victims to reinforce the student’s wilderness medicine skills
Credits earned also apply toward the Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM)
AWLS Topics include:
Australian Bites and Stings
North American Bites and Stings
Course starts 10am on Monday 9 December 2019 and concludes at 1700 on Thursday 12 Dec at 5pm
Accommodation package is available for $450 and includes:
3 nights at Apira Lodge (Mon - Wed) ( https://apira.org.au/)
3 breakfasts and 3 dinners cooked by our resident chef
Morning tea/lunch and afternoon tea are included as well!
This is the parent site in the US for AWLS: http://awls.org/
This course is also run in NZ by these folks: http://www.wildmed.co.nz/
Advanced Wilderness Life Support has been accredited with the following organisations in the past. Please contact us if you require accreditation with these or another college to ensure we can get the course accredited for you!
|ACEM||Australian College for Emergency Medicine|
|AMA||American Medical Association|
|ANZCA||Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists|
|RNZCGP||Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners|
|ACRRM||Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine|
|RACS||Royal Australasian College of Surgeons|
|RANZCOG||Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists|
|RANZCR||Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists|
Approved by ACRRM for 30 PRPD points