ASLS COURSE

Advanced Surf Life Support

 Experience the best way for medical doctors & Health Professionals to unify your existing professional skills and your passion for the ocean and improve both during this unique practical 7 day course.

 

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Course F.A.Q.

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The Advanced Surf Life Support™ (ASLS) course is a practical, water-centered 7-day medical training course.

Aim of the ASLS™ course

The 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:

  • Teaching materials
  • Digital course manual
  • Written & practical exams
  • Accommodation (7 nights included)
  • Lunch & coffee breaks
  • Welcome and closing party
  • … and much more 

Register Today

Head over to the pre-registration and get all the latest news about the leading course for Health Professionals in Surfing Medicine.

Please note:
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 the next ASLS course is postponed to spring 2021.  
Would you like to be among the first to know when & where? → Pre-Register today!

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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: asls@surfingmed.com 

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Please note:
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 the next ASLS course is postponed to spring 2021.  
Would you like to be among the first to know when & where? → Pre-Register today!

ASLS Crew & Instructors

The Advanced Surf Life Support course is made possible by the amazing work of our enthusiastic crew, organising the course, infusing it with their stoke and year by year rosins the course’s quality. 

Find below our core crew, that is currently setting up the coming courses. Additionally we have some changing and new instructors, that might not be shown below … but you will get to love them during the course.

Amrita Schäffler

Amrita Schäffler

ASLS Team Officer
Andrew Schmidt

Andrew Schmidt

Senior ASLS Team Officer
Benedikt Stadlbauer

Benedikt Stadlbauer

ASLS Team
Bob Verweij

Bob Verweij

BSLS Team Officer
Chris Lobo

Chris Lobo

SMI Crew Member
Frederique Elffers Tan

Frederique Elffers Tan

SMI Task-force ENT
Hans van den Broek

Hans van den Broek

Senior ASLS/BSLS Team Officer

SMI Lead Lifesaving

Hylmar Elsenga

Hylmar Elsenga

Senior ASLS/BSLS Team Officer
Ingvar Berg

Ingvar Berg

Chief Executive Officer
Lena Huebl

Lena Huebl

ASLS Team Member
Lisa Veith

Lisa Veith

Senior ASLS Team Officer, National Lead Austria
Mischa Göttinger

Mischa Göttinger

Chief Educational Officer CEdO

Leading ASLS, BSLS, SMI App Dev

Sebastiaan Heitkamp

Sebastiaan Heitkamp

SMI Active Crew, Physio
Aidan McParland

Aidan McParland

SMI Active Crew, MD

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Thank you very much for your interest in the Advanced Surf Life Support™

By pre-registering for the ASLS you will get informed about the new dates and locations. It is totally free – no obligations.

Your details will help us, to better tailor the courses to our participants. Thank you for you interest in this great course.

 

 

In case you need any assistance with pre-registration, please email us: ASLS@surfingmed.com

Please note:
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 the next ASLS course is postponed to spring 2021.  
Would you like to be among the first to know when & where? → Pre-Register today! 

Contact

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 using the contact format the bottom the page or email us directly. 
Email: asls@surfingmed.com

 

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.
www.surfingmed.com/asls-terms-and-conditions

 

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