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. You must be 18 years old to attend this course.
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). More info...
Physicians, you may earn 43 hours of continuing education through joint providership with the Wilderness Medical Society for participation in this course! More info...
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.
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. More info...