A course participant works to treat a patient with a foot injury during a NOLS Wilderness Medicine scenario.
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Wilderness Medicine for the Professional Practitioner

Duration

16 hours

Age

18+ yrs

Tuition

TBA

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On our two-day Wilderness Medicine for the Professional Practitioner course, you'll learn to apply your existing medical knowledge in a new way to manage a patient in a wilderness, remote, or disaster setting.

You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments!

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).

Physicians may earn 15 hours of continuing education through joint providership with the Wilderness Medical Society for participation in this course.

If you're an active member of the Wilderness Medical Society, you may earn up to 16 hours of credit towards a Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) with this course. Check with the Wilderness Medical Society for your personal credit details.
 

Academic Credit (Learn more)
This course is approved for 0.5 college credit through Western State Colorado University.

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