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Wilderness Advanced Life Support Course in Hells Canyon

Looking for a wilderness advanced life support course taught in the wilderness? With the unique combinationWilderness Advanced Life Support 2 of adventure on a rafting trip? Look no further! Join Wilderness Medical Associates and Winding Waters River Expeditions September 14-19, 2015 on the Snake River in Hells Canyon. Take a trip of a lifetime and learn from 2 outstanding instructors all while earning 36 hours of continuing medical education credits.

This 6 day, 36-hour course takes place primarily during a river trip on the Snake River in Hells Canyon. Learn in the wilderness, run world-class whitewater, and experience the natural world without distractions from everyday life. The course is open to certified or licensed advanced level medical practitioners from EMT-Intermediates and above involved in rescue, mass casualty, and remote outdoor environments or urban areas in disaster or crisis. This constantly-evolving course is highlighted by discussions of new and innovative ideas and the appropriate application of technologies. The learning environment is challenging, stimulating, and fun.

Past participants had a lot to say about their experience:Wilderness Advanced Life Support 1

I felt spoiled. I have never done an expedition that everything was taken care of for me. The raft crew was always 1 step ahead of our needs.” – Bill, Maine

Awesome food! Your commitment to local products is inspiring and the quality shines in the meals.” – LaVonne, Washington

First long river trip, but not the last. WALS Course also excellent. Paul coordinated trip/course needs/timing with good results.” – Ian, Oregon

Best group in total I ever worked with. I liked the fact the crew would socialize with us, but understand they need their down time also.” – Kurt, Minnesota

This video gives you a little insight into the quality of Winding Waters’ trips: