KCL WMS Training Course
Made possible by the KCLSU Development Fund
Our training course runs every year and is open to any individuals from a healthcare background at any stage of their training.
It is a fantastic opportunity to get some amazing experience in skills for pre-hospital care, expedition and wilderness medicine, including patient assessment, casualty evacuation and wilderness survival.
The course is accredited by the Wilderness Medical Society for points towards their Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM)!
Find details of our 2019/20 training course below.
A climber falls to the bottom of a mountain? What do you do?
An expedition team member is bitten by a deadly snake. What happens now?
Hundreds of casualties lay stricken by a mass attack in the city. How do you help?
Do you aspire to be an expedition medic? Do you want to learn how to intervene when the usual tools aren't readily at your disposal? Prepare yourself with our FAWM accredited KCL Wilderness Medicine Training Course.
Learn new skills related to expedition and wilderness medicine each week, participate in moulages, and attend weekends away to consolidate your skills.
This year's course will be taking place from October 2019 to February 2020. Anyone studying a healthcare degree is welcome to apply, previous experience is not necessary. The course begins on the 16th October and sessions will run on Wednesday afternoons, with two additional weekend sessions.
The application window for this year's course is now closed.
The course is accredited by The Fellowship of Wilderness Medicine in America; should a student like to make an application to become a fellow, they will be considered as a more serious candidate for the course having completed our training.
Our course has been incredibly successful in previous years and is unique nationally.
20% of the course cost will be reimbursed to those students that attend 80% of the sessions.
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