Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Learn to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and make difficult decisions with confidence on your Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals course.

You'll learn to apply your urban emergency care knowledge to the wilderness through case studies and practical scenarios with mock patients. Our seasoned instructors will guide you through five days of intense, hands-on learning to make sure you are prepared in the wilderness.

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

Dates

Dates

2019 Dates

Oct. 8 – Oct. 12, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT

Tuition: $810
Details: University of Utah

Oct. 28 – Nov. 1, 2019
Cullowhee, NC

Tuition: $750 to $875
Details: Landmark Learning

Nov. 2 – Nov. 6, 2019
Hailey, ID

Tuition: $745
Details: Idaho Rescue Training

Nov. 4 – Nov. 8, 2019
Bend, OR

Tuition: $725
Details: Bend Park & Recreation District

Dec. 14 – Dec. 18, 2019
Windsor, CO

Tuition: $750
Details: Aims Community College

2020 Dates

Jan. 27 – Jan. 31, 2020
Cullowhee, NC

Tuition: $765 to $890
Details: Landmark Learning

Feb. 5 – Feb. 9, 2020
Golden, CO

Tuition: TBA
Details: Ground Support International

March 4 – March 8, 2020
Flagstaff, AZ

Tuition: $765
Details: Flagstaff Field Institute

March 9 – March 13, 2020
Salt Lake City, UT

Tuition: $810
Details: University of Utah

April 13 – April 17, 2020
San Francisco, CA

Tuition: $725
Details: Ready SF

June 15 – June 19, 2020
Cullowhee, NC

Tuition: $795 to $920
Details: Landmark Learning

Aug. 3 – Aug. 7, 2020
Cullowhee, NC

Tuition: $795 to $920
Details: Landmark Learning

Aug. 24 – Aug. 28, 2020
San Francisco, CA

Tuition: $725
Details: Ready SF

Oct. 26 – Oct. 30, 2020
Cullowhee, NC

Tuition: $795 to $920
Details: Landmark Learning

Nov. 8 – Nov. 12, 2020
Hailey, ID

Tuition: $745
Details: Idaho Rescue Training

Specifics

All course information at a glance

Tuition

$725 to $920
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Duration

48 hours

Minimum Age

18 yrs.

Academic Credit

4 College Credits
  • 4 Semester
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Certifications

Epinephrine Auto-injector

This Course Will Upgrade an EMT to a WEMT

Wilderness First Responder

Downloads

Course Outline

Start/End

Varies

Fly in/out

Varies

Skills learned

Wilderness Medicine

Additional Details

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

 

Continuing Education (More info)
This course is pre-approved for 48 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours by the State of Colorado and the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

 

Physicians, you may earn 43 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 35.75 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.

 

Recertification Prerequisites
Ready to recertify? Or are you using this course to recertify another course? Be sure to check out our recertification policies to make sure you're eligible to refresh your certification.

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