Skills, ethics, risk management, and techniques for outdoor instructors and trip leaders to make fast paced medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations, with limited equipment.

Are your wilderness medicine protocols on the tip of your tongue or in the bottom of your pack? This 3-day scenario-based course is designed as review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides current updates in the wilderness medicine field. There will be a written examination at the beginning of this … Read More

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The NOLS Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is designed to provide you with the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. The 80-hour curriculum includes standards for urban and extended care situations. … Read More

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The NOLS Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will help you prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical … Read More

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Learn how to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and make difficult medical decisions in remote locations with confidence. Apply your urban emergency care knowledge as our seasoned instructors guide you through five days of intense, hands-on learning. The NOLS Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals (WUMP) course will keep you engaged in wilderness medicine curriculum … Read More

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The WAFA course is designed for trip leaders and those traveling or working in remote areas who need a more extensive training program than the Wilderness First Aid course. This 5-day course focuses on stabilization, treatment and evacuation guidelines for patients in backcountry environments. Emphasis is placed on long term patient care management and specific … Read More

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This intensive course combines wilderness medicine with urban medical care practices into a single month-long program that includes clinical rotations helping to provide care for real patients. After four weeks of classroom education, practical skills, scenarios and full-scale mock rescues, you will be ready to handle medical emergencies, in the wilderness or right in town. … Read More

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The 2-day module is pre-approved for 16 hours of Basic EMT continuing education units (CEUs) by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE, formerly CECBEMS). Through joint sponsorship with the Wilderness Medical Society physicians may earn 16 hours of category 1 CME’s for participation in the Wilderness Medicine for the Professional Practitioner course. … Read More

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The Landmark Outdoor Educator Semester is a combined course experience taught May-June each year for rising professionals in the outdoor education and recreation fields. This combination of nationally recognized certification trainings offers students an opportunity to make themselves marketable in the outdoor community, building a resume founded in national standards. ┬áTraining does not substitute for … Read More

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