Save the Date – CAWM 2023 Pre-Conference Courses

CAWM2023 is hosting great pre-conference WLS:MP and WP:C courses as well as a Lead Climbing Clinic.

Wilderness Life Support: Medical Professionals

October 11 & 12 – Penticton, BC

Wilderness Life Support: Medical Professionals (WLS:MP), formerly known as AWLS, is designed for medical professionals of all levels (MD, EMT, PA, NP, RN, etc.) that have an interest in expanding their knowledge of wilderness medicine pathology and enhancing their practical skills in a wilderness environment.. WLS:MP courses are designed for all types of outdoor enthusiasts, from the casual day hike to the extended expedition.

Students will learn the latest wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evacuation. Emphasis is placed not just on the materials learned, but the critical decision-making skills surrounding effective backcountry medical management.

Wilderness Paramedic (WP-C) Review Course

October 11 & 12 – Penticton, BC

The course will prepare students to take the Certified Wilderness Paramedic (WP-C) exam from the International Board of Specialty Certifications (IBSC). This 2-day course will address exam content areas, test-taking strategies, and topics specific to the professional practice of wilderness paramedicine.

More information on all three of these courses will be coming soon!

Lead Climbing Clinic

October 12 – Skaha Bluffs, Penticton, BC

Hosted by Yamnuska Mountain Adventures


Registration and further information on all of these courses will be coming soon!