Earn Continuing Education Units on your NOLS Wilderness Medicine course
NOLS Wilderness Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), formerly known as the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
Basic EMT CEU hours
|Course||Medical||Assessment||Trauma||Environmental||Search & Rescue||Total|
|Wilderness First Responder||22 hours||8 hours||23 hours||10 hours||7 hours||70 hours|
|Wilderness Advanced First Aid||9 hours||4 hours||13 hours||6 hours||N/A||32 hours|
|Wilderness First Aid||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Wilderness First Responder Recert||4.5 hours||2.5 hours||8.5 hours||2.5 hours||N/A||18 hours|
|Wilderness Medicine for the Professional Practitioner||2.75 hours||2.5 hours||7.75 hours||3 hours||N/A||16 hours|
|Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals||11 hours||5 hours||19 hours||7 hours||6 hours||48 hours|
|Wilderness Medicine Expedition||2.75 hours||2.5 hours||7.75 hours||3 hours||N/A||16 hours|
This service is free to you as a NOLS Wilderness Medicine student. You are required to complete the on-course CEU roster with your name, EMT certification number, jurisdiction (i.e., county, state, or national) and expiration date, on the first day of the course.
CAPCE was established to develop and implement policies to standardize EMS continuing education activities. The cosponsoring organizations of CAPCE are the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, American College of Emergency Physicians, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians, National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Directors, National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinators, and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, and National Association of EMS Educators.