Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals


48 hours


18+ yrs


$725 to $920

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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!

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).

Physicians 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.

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

10 courses

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 8, 2020 –
Nov 12, 2020


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Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Nov 9, 2020 –
Nov 13, 2020


1 space Enroll Now

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Feb 8, 2021 –
Feb 12, 2021

$795 to $920

Golden, CO
NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Feb 8, 2021 –
Feb 12, 2021


Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah

Feb 27, 2021 –
Mar 3, 2021


Talkeetna, AK
Alaska Avalanche School

Feb 27, 2021 –
Mar 3, 2021


Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Mar 3, 2021 –
Mar 7, 2021


San Francisco, CA
Ready SF

Apr 12, 2021 –
Apr 16, 2021


Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Jun 28, 2021 –
Jul 2, 2021

$795 to $920

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Aug 9, 2021 –
Aug 13, 2021

$795 to $920

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