Get Certified

Step forward on your next adventure with the preparation, confidence, and knowledge that comes with a wilderness medicine certification.

Wilderness First Aid

2-day course designed for outdoor recreationists like hikers, campers, and boaters to gain confidence in managing common injuries and illnesses in the outdoors.
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Wilderness Advanced First Aid

4-day course designed for outdoor recreationists like hikers, campers, and boaters to gain confidence in managing common injuries and illnesses in the outdoors.

Wilderness First Responder

9- or 10-day course designed for outdoor professionals to respond to emergencies and make decisions in remote environments.

Wilderness EMT

1-month course offering EMT training and certification combined with skills for providing pre-hospital care in the wilderness.
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Instructor Training Course

Join the NOLS team as an instructor. NOLS instructors are, first and foremost, intentional educators who teach the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies across all our courses.

Learn more about teaching wilderness medicine for NOLS.