NOLS Wilderness Medicine
Learn life-saving skills from expert educators.
NOLS offers courses for a variety of skill levels and needs, from initial training for outdoor enthusiasts up to recertifications for outdoor professionals.
Each course provides different skills, scenarios, and depth of curriculum specific to your needs.
Find your course below or check out our course comparison chart.
Keep your skills sharp and your certification valid.
See all options for recertifying your wilderness medicine credentials.
NOLS courses for medical professionals (PA, RN, EMT, MD, etc.) offer CMEs and are designed to help you adapt your urban medical knowledge to remote settings. In the wilderness, you may have minimal access to equipment and your ability to improvise is crucial to your patient’s well-being.
Join the NOLS team as an instructor. NOLS instructors are, first and foremost, intentional educators who teach the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies across all our courses.
Learn more about teaching wilderness medicine for NOLS.