NOLS Wilderness Medicine
Students are required to attend all class sessions and field exercises. Limited absences for family or medical concerns can be accommodated. A review of the missed curriculum or examinations is the student’s responsibility. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or call 1-866-831-9001.
Cancellation and Transfer Policy
If NOLS Wilderness Medicine is providing the registration service for your course, the following policies apply. Policies vary by course type.
For Wilderness First Aid (WFA), WFR Recertification and Hybrid WFR Recertification, and Wilderness Medicine for the Professional Practitioner (WMPP) courses, if you cancel or withdraw from a course:
For Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Hybrid Wilderness First Responder (HWFR), and Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals (WUMP) courses, if you cancel or withdraw from a course:
For Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) courses, if you cancel or withdraw from a course:
For Medicine in the Wild (MED) and Wilderness Medicine Expedition (WME) courses, if you cancel or withdraw from a course:
NOLS recommends that students purchase optional Tuition Protection and Travel Insurance provided by Aon Affinity. Shop policies online.
If NOLS Wilderness Medicine is not providing the registration service for your course, you must contact the course sponsor to inquire about their cancellation and transfer policies.
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Students are required to attend all class sessions and field exercises. Students may miss no more than 10% of the course hours. Review of missed curriculum or examinations is the student’s responsibility. Absences exceeding 10% of course hours will result in eligibility for testing and/or certification with no refunds of tuition or course costs.
Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Weapons
No alcohol, no tobacco, no drugs, and no weapons are allowed in the classroom.
Animals on Courses
Animals are not allowed at the course site. This includes leashing them outside. Any student bringing an animal to class will be asked to leave until the animal is safely situated in a kennel or other facility. No exceptions.
If you have a service animal that is trained to do work or perform tasks on your behalf and intend to bring them to class, please contact us.
NOLS is committed to building a diverse community that is inclusive of people from all backgrounds. NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or veteran status. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.
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Protect your investment and guard against unforeseen expenses. NOLS recommends that students purchase optional Tuition Protection and Travel Insurance provided by Aon Affinity. Shop policies online.
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