- Black Mountain, NC - Aug. 2014
- Boulder, CO - Sept. 2014
- Aurora, CO - September 2014
- Pikeville, KY - September 2014
- Ardennes, Belgium - Sept. 2014
- Grand Canyon, AZ - Sept. 2014
- Mt. Washington, NH-Sept. 2014
- Klamath Falls, OR - Sept. 2014
- Golden, CO - October 2014
- Lake Tahoe, CA - October 2014
- Cusco, Peru - October 2014
- Mexico Tlachichuca - Nov 2014
- Zion Park, UT - November 2014
- Big Sur, CA - November 2014
- Amazon - January 2015
- Moab, UT - May 2015
- Cape Town/Safari - June 2015
- Cascades, WA - June 2015
- Mt. Hood, OR - June 2015
The Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification course was originally developed at the University of Utah School of Medicine and has grown significantly since its creation in 1997. The increasing demand for certification resulted in the creation of a new organization, AdventureMed, to promote the responsible growth of the AWLS program.
AWLS® certification is appropriate for any licensed medical professional or medical professional in training who has an interest in wilderness activities. Our graduates include outdoor enthusiasts, expedition participants, US Army and other military medical personnel, wilderness medicine academicians, and Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship candidates.
AWLS® is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit through the Wilderness Medical Society.
For answers to common questions, visit our FAQ page.
Rated as one of the 4 best Wilderness Medicine courses in the nation.
What are AWLS® graduates saying about the course?
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