Advanced Surf Life Support
The Advanced Surf Life Support™ (ASLS) course has been custom-made to prepare and train health professionals in acute surfing medicine, to learn and master basic aquatic life saving rescue techniques, and wilderness medicine at remote surf locations.
Who can take an ASLS™ course?
The ASLS™ certification is appropriate for any licensed medical professional with an interest in surfing and water activities. Medical professionals in training can take the ASLS™ depending on their stage of training. Our graduates include surfing enthusiasts, ship and expedition doctors, physiotherapists of national teams, medical personnel from pro surf events, big wave surfers and other water sport professionals, among others.
What to expect
The Advanced Surf Life Support™ will give you an intense 7-day-course in probably the most fun and intense way to up your surf relevant medical skills and expertise. This unique format will await you with daily hands-on workshops, practically orientated lectures and intense scenarios. Included in the course fee are:
- All teaching materials
- Digital course manual
- Written & practical exams
- Accommodation (7 nights included)
- Daily lunch & coffee breaks
- Welcome and closing party
- … and much more
Next Course Dates
The next ASLS course with available seats will be hosted 19th – 26th May 2019
approx. 1.5hrs drive from Lisbon Intl. Airport
Since the exact dates will be announced soon, registration is not open yet. Please be sure to check our website frequently to be sure you secure your ticket for the course.
Knowledge to bring
To make the course as effective, efficient, and beneficial as possible, we need participants to study the ASLS manual beforehand. It will be provided by us in sufficient time prior to the course. For more details please see our Frequently Asked Questions.
Fitness to bring
The surf rescue training will be incredibly fun but also physically demanding. So, you must be in shape before the start of the course: the fitter you are, the more fun you will have while learning the rescue skills and saving people in the scenarios. Water fitness and showing confidence in the ocean and waves are mandatory and will be continuously assessed throughout the course to ensure your personal safety and make sure you meet the course’s criteria. For further details on physical requirements please see our Frequently Asked Questions.
Since the exact dates will be announced soon, registration is not open yet. Please be sure to check our website frequently to get your ticket for the next ASLS course.
Below we have collected the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers on the Advanced Surf Life Support™ course. If you don’t find the Q&A you were looking for, please write us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: The above FAQ are provided as an orientation guideline. The FAQ are not legally binding. For course’s booking terms & conditions please see here: www.surfingmed.com/asls-terms-and-conditions
For any questions, comments, or concerns you may have in regard to the Advanced Surf Life Support™ course please do not hesitate to email us: email@example.com
Advanced Surf Life Support™ – Video
Terms and Conditions
By registering for the ASLS™ course you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the course’s Terms & Conditions.