Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Duration

48 hours

Age

18+ yrs

Tuition

$775 to $1,000

See Dates

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!

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 48 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 43 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Wilderness Medical Society and National Outdoor Leadership School.The Wilderness Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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 4 college credits through the University of Utah and 1 college credit through Western Colorado University.

Course Dates

18 courses

Dates

Geolocation

Bend, OR
Juniper Flats Outdoor Education

Oct 5, 2022 –
Oct 9, 2022

$775

In Progress

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Oct 24, 2022 –
Oct 28, 2022

$825 to $950

Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Oct 31, 2022 –
Nov 4, 2022

$850

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 6, 2022 –
Nov 10, 2022

$855

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Nov 14, 2022 –
Nov 18, 2022

$960

Anchorage, AK
Alaska Avalanche School

Dec 2, 2022 –
Dec 6, 2022

$795

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Feb 6, 2023 –
Feb 10, 2023

$875 to $1,000

Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Feb 20, 2023 –
Feb 24, 2023

$850

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Mar 15, 2023 –
Mar 19, 2023

$925

Leavenworth, WA
Wilderness Medicine Northwest

Apr 17, 2023 –
Apr 21, 2023

$950

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Apr 17, 2023 –
Apr 21, 2023

$960

Bend, OR
Juniper Flats Outdoor Education

May 22, 2023 –
May 26, 2023

TBA

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Jun 12, 2023 –
Jun 16, 2023

$960

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Aug 9, 2023 –
Aug 13, 2023

$925

Boulder, CO
University of Colorado-Boulder

Aug 14, 2023 –
Aug 18, 2023

TBA

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Aug 20, 2023 –
Aug 24, 2023

$960

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 5, 2023 –
Nov 9, 2023

TBA

Leavenworth, WA
Wilderness Medicine Northwest

Apr 22, 2024 –
Apr 26, 2024

TBA

More Courses