Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Duration

48 hours

Age

18+ yrs

Tuition

$850 to $1,200

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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 44 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. 

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

Course Dates

20 courses

Dates

Geolocation

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Aug 5, 2024 –
Aug 9, 2024

$895 to $1,020

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Aug 7, 2024 –
Aug 11, 2024

$945

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Aug 19, 2024 –
Aug 23, 2024

$1,050

Estes Park, CO
Mountain Rescue Institute

Sep 9, 2024 –
Sep 13, 2024

$990

Bend, OR
Juniper Flats Outdoor Education

Oct 6, 2024 –
Oct 10, 2024

$850

Santa Fe, NM
Flagstaff Field Institute

Oct 9, 2024 –
Oct 13, 2024

$945

Issaquah, WA
Mountain Rescue Institute

Oct 19, 2024 –
Oct 23, 2024

$990

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Oct 28, 2024 –
Nov 1, 2024

$895 to $1,020

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 9, 2024 –
Nov 13, 2024

$870

Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Nov 12, 2024 –
Nov 16, 2024

$850

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Nov 18, 2024 –
Nov 22, 2024

$1,200

Anchorage, AK
Alaska Avalanche School

Dec 5, 2024 –
Dec 9, 2024

$975

Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Mountain Rescue Institute

Jan 18, 2025 –
Jan 22, 2025

TBA

Denver, CO
Mountain Rescue Institute

Feb 5, 2025 –
Feb 9, 2025

TBA

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Mar 12, 2025 –
Mar 16, 2025

$945

Everest Base Camp, Nepal
Idaho Rescue Training

Apr 6, 2025 –
Apr 27, 2025

TBA

Leavenworth, WA
Wilderness Medicine Northwest

Apr 21, 2025 –
Apr 25, 2025

$1,025

Estes Park, CO
Mountain Rescue Institute

May 28, 2025 –
Jun 1, 2025

TBA

North Bend, WA
Mountain Rescue Institute

Jul 16, 2025 –
Jul 20, 2025

TBA

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Aug 13, 2025 –
Aug 17, 2025

$945

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