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Wilderness Medicine Expedition

Duration

9 days

Age

23+ yrs

Tuition

$2,470

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Learn to apply your professional medical skills to wilderness emergencies and experience the backcountry on a Wilderness Medicine Expedition. You'll be taught by senior faculty who are skilled in both the NOLS Expeditions core curriculum and NOLS Wilderness Medicine curriculum. These instructors have been chosen for their background in wilderness leadership, urban and wilderness pre-hospital care, and excellence as educators.

Your course begins at one of our NOLS locations with NOLS Wilderness Medicine’s signature Wilderness Medicine for the Professional Practitioner course. After a foundational day of wilderness medicine skills and scenarios, you'll pack your food rations and equipment and begin your expedition. After a week of intensive wilderness travel, you will celebrate the end of your expedition confident in your ability to respond to an emergency and manage a team in a remote environment.

Prerequisites
This course is for EMTs, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, PAs, or other medical professionals.

Course Policies
Please review our policies including cancellation policies, attendance requirements, minimum age requirements, and more.

Additional Details

Continuing Education (Learn More)
This course is pre-approved for 16 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

The Wilderness Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been approved for Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) credits through the Wilderness Medical Society. Actual credits awarded depend on personal credit needs and history. 

Academic Credit (Learn more)
This course is approved for 1 college credit through Western Colorado University.

 

Course Dates

1 course

Tucson, AZ
NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Dec 3, 2021 –
Dec 11, 2021

$2,470

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