Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Duration

48 hours

Age

18+ yrs

Tuition

$785 to $950

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Learn to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and make difficult decisions with confidence on your Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals course.

You'll learn to apply your urban emergency care knowledge to the wilderness through case studies and practical scenarios with mock patients. Our seasoned instructors will guide you through five days of intense, hands-on learning to make sure you are prepared in the wilderness.

You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments!

Prerequisites
This course is for EMTs, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, PAs, or other medical professionals.

Course Policies
Please review our policies including cancellation policies, attendance requirements, minimum age requirements, and more.

Additional Details

Continuing Education (Learn More)
This course is pre-approved for 48 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

Physicians may earn 43 hours of continuing education through joint providership with the Wilderness Medical Society for participation in this course.

If you're an active member of the Wilderness Medical Society, you may earn up to 35.75 hours of credit towards a Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) with this course. Check with the Wilderness Medical Society for your personal credit details.
 

Academic Credit (Learn more)
This course is approved for 4 college credits through the University of Utah and 1 college credit through Western Colorado University.

Course Dates

16 courses

Dates

Geolocation

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Jun 28, 2021 –
Jul 2, 2021

$795 to $920

Full, Waitlist Available Enroll Now

Golden, CO
NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Aug 9, 2021 –
Aug 13, 2021

$795

Full, Waitlist Available Enroll Now

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Aug 11, 2021 –
Aug 15, 2021

$785

Full, Waitlist Available Enroll Now

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Aug 23, 2021 –
Aug 27, 2021

$795

Full, Waitlist Available Enroll Now

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Aug 30, 2021 –
Sep 3, 2021

$795 to $920

Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah

Oct 11, 2021 –
Oct 15, 2021

$865

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Oct 25, 2021 –
Oct 29, 2021

$795 to $920

Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Nov 1, 2021 –
Nov 5, 2021

TBA

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 7, 2021 –
Nov 11, 2021

$795

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Nov 15, 2021 –
Nov 19, 2021

$795

Anchorage, AK
Alaska Avalanche School

Dec 8, 2021 –
Dec 12, 2021

TBA

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Feb 7, 2022 –
Feb 11, 2022

$825 to $950

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Mar 2, 2022 –
Mar 6, 2022

TBA

Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah

Mar 8, 2022 –
Mar 12, 2022

$865

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Jun 27, 2022 –
Jul 1, 2022

$825 to $950

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Oct 24, 2022 –
Oct 28, 2022

$825 to $950

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