Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Duration

48 hours

Age

18+ yrs

Tuition

$725 to $960

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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).

The Wilderness Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 43 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Wilderness Medical Society and National Outdoor Leadership School.The Wilderness Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This course has been approved for Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) credits through the Wilderness Medical Society. Actual credits awarded depend on personal credit needs and history. 

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

14 courses

Dates

Geolocation

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Field Institute

Aug 10, 2022 –
Aug 14, 2022

$835

3 spaces Enroll Now

Golden, CO
NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Aug 15, 2022 –
Aug 19, 2022

$845

Full, Waitlist Available Enroll Now

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Aug 22, 2022 –
Aug 26, 2022

$805

5 spaces Enroll Now

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Aug 29, 2022 –
Sep 2, 2022

$825 to $950

Bend, OR
Juniper Flats Outdoor Education

Oct 5, 2022 –
Oct 9, 2022

$775

Cullowhee, NC
Landmark Learning

Oct 24, 2022 –
Oct 28, 2022

$825 to $950

Bend, OR
Bend Park & Recreation District

Oct 31, 2022 –
Nov 4, 2022

$725

Hailey, ID
Idaho Rescue Training

Nov 6, 2022 –
Nov 10, 2022

$855

Sausalito, CA
Ready SF

Nov 14, 2022 –
Nov 18, 2022

$960

Anchorage, AK
Alaska Avalanche School

Dec 2, 2022 –
Dec 6, 2022

TBA

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Mar 15, 2023 –
Mar 19, 2023

TBA

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Apr 17, 2023 –
Apr 21, 2023

$960

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Jun 12, 2023 –
Jun 16, 2023

$960

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Aug 9, 2023 –
Aug 13, 2023

TBA

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