NOLS offers wilderness medicine courses that will prepare you to recognize, treat, and prevent injuries and illnesses that are common in the outdoors.
You’ll learn NOLS’ industry-leading, data-informed curriculum and build new skills through hands-on practice scenarios.
NOLS Wilderness Medicine Courses offer an incredible opportunity to expand your wilderness medicine skills, discover your unique leadership style, and gain confidence in your ability to navigate and adapt to the unpredictable medical challenges common in remote outdoor environments.
Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, healthcare professional, or aspiring wilderness leader, these courses provide the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to excel.Wilderness Medicine Courses
You’ll enjoy the rugged landscape of rural Wyoming both for its beautiful views as well as the opportunity to manage real-life terrain and weather conditions during simulated medical scenarios.
Specifically designed for teaching wilderness medicine, students enjoy two indoor classrooms, easy access to outdoor practice space, cabin-style housing, and delicious on-campus meals.
The Wyss Campus facilities combine cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design with sweeping views of the striking red rock formations of Lander’s Red Canyon. From solar power and composting toilets to geothermal heating and cooling, this is an outstanding example of how to minimize human impact on the land. Join a group of motivated students to learn how to respond to medical emergencies—at home and in the backcountry.
Learn more about earning a Wilderness EMT certification