NOLS Wilderness Medicine
Please visit our Policies page for details regarding:
Visit our COVID-19 Disclosure and COVID-19 Video for specific practices NOLS has developed to protect wilderness medicine students and staff while on courses.
Various types of financial aid are available for Wilderness Medicine courses:
NOLS offers college-level academic credit for wilderness medicine courses through our partners at the University of Utah and Western State Colorado University. Learn more on our Academic Credit page.
Many of our wilderness medicine courses are approved for continuing education hours for EMTs and physicians. In addition, you may be able to earn credits towards your Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. Learn more on our Continuing Education page.
NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses meet the American Camp Association 2012 Standards for first aid training requirements. Additionally, the Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, and CPR/AED courses are approved by the United States Coast Guard to meet the first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1)(ii) and 46 CFR 11.201(i)(2)(iiI) for a merchant mariner credential.
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