Overview

The mission of AWLS is to create competence in medical professionals, enabling them to prevent and effectively manage emergency medical situations outside traditional medical facilities.

The AWLS certification is appropriate for any licensed medical professional, or medical professional in training, who has an interest in wilderness activities. Our graduates include outdoor enthusiasts, expedition participants, US Army and other military medical personnel, wilderness medicine academicians and Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship candidates.

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Speakers

Jason Mogonye, MD


Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
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Loren Lasater, MD


Colonel, United States Army Reserve, Medical Corps Family Medicine Physician, BaylorScott&White, Grapevine, Texas
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Christopher Haas, MD


Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine Anesthesiologist, Assistant Clinical Professor, Texas A&M College of Medicine
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John Gibson, MD, FAAFP, DIMPH


UNTHSC, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health UNTHSC, Director, Global Health Education
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Richard Fulkerson, MD


Medical Director of Utilization Management, Family Medicine Residency Program JPS Health Network Fort Worth, Texas
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Lesca Hadley, MD, FAAFP


Director of Geriatrics, JPS Health Network Family Medicine Fellowship Program, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
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William Pate, MD


Director, Rural Track Family Medicine Residency Program JPS Health Network Fort Worth, Texas
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Mark Koch, MD, FAAFP


Director of Family Medicine Endoscopy JPS Health Network Fort Worth, Texas
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Robert Richard, DO


Chairman of Community Medicine, UNT Health Science Center and JPS Health Network, Tarrant County, Texas
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Levi Sundermeyer, DO


Director, Maternal Child Health, Family Medicine Residency, John Peter Smith Hospital Fort Worth, Texas
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Accreditation

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 37 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 37 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has determined that this CME activity provides hours towards the Texas State Board of Medical Examiner's standard, annual ethics/professional responsibility requirement.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

This Live activity, Advanced Wilderness Life Support, with a beginning date of 03/21/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 29.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing

JPS Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Emergency Medical Services

Texas Department of State Health Services recognizes Texas Nurses Association credit as reciprocal credit applicable towards the EMS continuing education.

UNTHSC

The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 37.36 hours of participation.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center and JPS Health Network.