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


16 hours


18+ yrs



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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!

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

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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 16 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. 

All education content presented in this activity has been reviewed and validated as appropriate in keeping with sound scientific principles.

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

Course Dates

1 course

Northbrook, IL
Midwest Outdoor Skills Training

Jun 22, 2024 –
Jun 23, 2024


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