Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting


Travel Arrangements

University Park Airport is the local airport. There are multiple rental car dealers at the airport, Enterprise, Hertz, Etc. Most hotels offer airport shuttle service.


If flying or driving from outside the local area please plan to arrive by Thursday26 Mar 2020.


Class will dismiss at 1700 on Sunday. We encourage those wishing to fly that flight arrangements be made to depart Sunday after class or for Monday.


Registration Policy

Payment in full is required to reserve your spot in the course. Tuition is non-transferable and is payable by check, credit card, PayPal or money order. Tuition covers class materials, course equipment, and certificate or certification cards. Sergeant Rescue is not obligated to allow any student to attend a course until the required payment and course registration materials are received and approved by Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting staff. Attendance for the entire course is required for NREMT refresher credit. 

Cancelation, Withdraw & Refund Policy

If a student cancels or withdrawals from a course:

- If greater than or equal to 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, Sergeant Rescue will retain

  a $55.00 administrative fee.

- If equal to or less that 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, tuition is non-refundable and


-  Participants that cancel or withdraw from a course are still responsible for cancelation fees even if payment has not been sent or processed. (Applies if you cancel within 45 days of a course.)

A full refund will be given if we need to cancel the course for any reason.

Late Payment Policy

Participants that register and choose pay via company check or personal check must submit payment in a timely manner. Payment is due no later than 10 days after your registrations is submitted. If payment is not post marked prior to this date a late fee will be assessed. Late fees will either be invoiced separately or added to any outstanding balance.
- Initial late fee is $25.00
- An additional fee of $10.00 per day will also be assessed if payment is delayed past 14 days from registration and will be retroactive to the date of registration.

SRTC Student Agreement
(Including Assumption of Risks and Agreement of Release of Indemnity)

A SRTC Student Agreement will be signed prior to your successful completion of registration. Please sign it and read it carefully as it pertains to your legal rights. If you are a minor, a parent or guardian must sign the document as well. Without a signed document, you cannot participate in the course. SRTC participants, including minors, will have unsupervised free time throughout the course. Any activities during the free time are not part of the SRTC program and are at the sole risk of the participant.

Payment Plan Policy

If you register and select deposit only, you will automatically be enrolled in the course payment plan. Course payment plan does not apply to lodging fees. You will be invoiced via online payment options and payments will be spread out over two addition months.

27-29 March 2020

Cost:              Doctoral                                     $675

                      RN / EMS                                   $450

                      Resident / Student                     $450

We are very excited to announce the first 2020 offering of Advanced Wilderness Life Support! This fast paced and challenging course is deigned for medical professionals who wish to begin to scratch the surface of practicing medicine in austere environments. This course provides a practical foundation in wilderness and austere care for medical professionals. The course will emphasize strong patient assessment techniques to make better treatment decisions in a resource limited environment. The participating provider is trained in methods to manage medical and traumatic incidents, as well best practices to treat urgent care complaints in the wilderness and during evacuation. 

Topics of the course include: 

- Animal, Insect, Arthropod, Marine Bites & Stings
- Avalanche
- Dive Medicine
- Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Skin
- High Altitude Related Problems
- Hyperthermia
- Hypothermia & Frostbite
- Infectious Disease
- Lightning
- Medical kits
- Medical Problems
- Moving an Injured Patient
- Patient Assessment
- Patient Packaging & Evacuation
- Submersion Injuries
- Water Disinfection & Purification
- Wound & Musculoskeletal Injuries Management

Approximately half of the course time is spent in small groups or participating in hands on teaching sessions with mock victim scenarios.

AWLS is approved for up to 20.5 hours of AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits through the Wilderness Medical Society.

The life you might save is your own! Get preparted today!

Day 1

Welcome and Introductions

Patient Assessment

Wound Management

Medical Kits

Medical Problems

Field Training Exercises 

Day 2

Lightning Emergencies

Environmental Emergencies

Dive Medicine

Animal Bites & Stings

Infectious Disease Presentations

Victim Scenarios

Day 3


Altitude Considerations & Emergencies

Water Disinfection & Hydration



AWLS Practical Exam

​AWLS Written Exam


There are many great restaurants in the Spring Mills area, both local and chain. There are also multiple grocery stores within a 20 minute drive from the training area.

Lunch, water & coffee will be provided as part of the course tuition.

Lunches provided by Jersey Mikes Subs. 


No onsite lodging is available for this event.


There are several hotels near State College, PA within a 5-10 minute drive from the training site. Average cost per night is $100.00. The Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, and Country Inn & Suites are all located within a 4 minute drive on Collge Ave in State College PA. 


Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
548 Puddintown Road, State College, PA 16801