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If you intend to use funds from your
529 College Savings Plans,
Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards, or
Moving Hands Scholarship
please review guidelines and instructions.
Registration and all customer service for this course is handled by
NOLS Wilderness Medicine.
This intensive option integrates an urban EMT course and a Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals course into a single month-long program. More information
There is a list of prerequisites in the Course Description posted above. It is critical that you submit copies of these documents to the NOLS Wilderness Medicine office prior to the start of your course. If we do not have your complete and accurate documentation as outlined in the Course Description 45 days before the first day of the course, you will be unable to attend the required course clinical rotations. This will make you ineligible for EMT certification with no refunds or transfers of course tuition and associated costs.
EMT CEUs not available
Up to 55 hours towards the Wilderness Medical Society’s Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine at no additional cost
Category 1 CMEs for physicians not available
9 semester credits available from Central Wyoming College
9 semester credits available from University of Utah for an additional fee of $550
6 semester credits available from Western State Colorado University for an additional fee of $480