NEWS: The ASLS™ Course 2014 is granted 34 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)!
Are you prepared to save your surf-buddies?
Do you know how to correctly resuscitate a drowning victim? How would you treat trauma outdoors?
Get trained in Advanced Life Support at remote surf locations, life saving rescue techniques, wilderness medicine and team leading. With world class instructors from the US and EU with MD’s with long-year background in emergency medicine, lifeguarding instructors, big waves surfers, and many more.
Get prepared, push your limits and experience a unique and unforgettable week with like-minded by grabbing one of the 3 remaining places at this year’s Advanced Surfing Medicine Life Support™ (ASLS™) in Ericeira, Portugal, May 2014.
Get prepared with our official course book 2014, the latest edition of “Wilderness Medicine“ by Paul Auerbach. This book, often referred to as the ‘The Bible of Wilderness Medicine‘, extensively covers the ASLS™ medical topics, and more. This year a copy of the book (digital or hard copy, you chose) will be included in the course fee!
The ASLS™ Course features a wide array of theory from patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment of wounds, marine envenomation, musculoskeletal injuries, drowning and hypothermia, rescuing techniques, theory about waves, tides & rips among others. You will get practical training by experienced surfing doctors, wilderness medics and surf lifeguard instructors. You will be taught how to work with proper medical kits, splint injured extremities, and rescue victims in open water and you will also obtain skills for evacuation management among others.
Arrival day: Sunday 4th of May 2014. Registration 16:30 – 18:30, sunset surf session, welcome dinner.
Course dates: Monday 5th until Saturday 10th of May, 2014.
Location: Vila Ana Margarida, Ericeira, Portugal, a 35 minute drive (45 km) from Lisbon airport.
Stay: 6 nights of accommodation included in the course fee. Cottages incl. kitchen, 2-3 persons. If additional nights before or after the course shall be arranged for you, please let us know.
Applicants: Medical Doctors, Allied Healthcare Professionals.
Aim: To prepare and train MDs in Advanced Life Support at remote surf locations, and to learn and master basic aquatic life saving rescue techniques.
Course fee: €920 including accommodation, course book (“Wilderness Medicine“ by Paul Auerbach), welcome dinner, coffee breaks including snacks, closing dinner party, celebration drinks. Breakfast excluded, convenience store & cafe on the other side of the street.
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Head to over to the registration page and get your seat now!
See you in the water!!
* Access codes for the digital versions will be sent to the participants in the coming weeks after the payment for the course fee has been received. If a hard copy is desired it will be delivered for free on the first day of the course. If you prefer to prepare yourself rather with the hardcopy than the digital version we will mail it to you for the net cost price of the mailing expenses.