Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Duration

48 hours

Age

18+ yrs

Tuition

$725 to $950

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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!

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 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

19 courses

Dates

Geolocation

Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah

Oct 11, 2021 –
Oct 15, 2021

$865

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Oct 25, 2021 –
Oct 29, 2021

$795 to $920

Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Nov 1, 2021 –
Nov 5, 2021

$725

1 space Enroll Now

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 7, 2021 –
Nov 11, 2021

$795

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Nov 15, 2021 –
Nov 19, 2021

$795

5 spaces Enroll Now

Anchorage, AK
Alaska Avalanche School

Dec 8, 2021 –
Dec 12, 2021

$745

Golden, CO
NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Jan 31, 2022 –
Feb 4, 2022

$845

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Feb 7, 2022 –
Feb 11, 2022

$825 to $950

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Mar 2, 2022 –
Mar 6, 2022

$835

Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah

Mar 8, 2022 –
Mar 12, 2022

$865

Leavenworth, WA
Wilderness Medicine Northwest

Mar 14, 2022 –
Mar 18, 2022

$865

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Apr 18, 2022 –
Apr 22, 2022

$795

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Jun 13, 2022 –
Jun 17, 2022

$795

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Jun 27, 2022 –
Jul 1, 2022

$825 to $950

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Aug 10, 2022 –
Aug 14, 2022

$835

Golden, CO
NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Aug 15, 2022 –
Aug 19, 2022

$845

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

TBA

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 6, 2022 –
Nov 10, 2022

TBA

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