Wilderness Upgrade for
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!
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Minimum age requirements
WFR to NR-EMR Information
Sponsored by Idaho Rescue Training & NOLS Wilderness Medicine
Dates: November 7-11, 2021
8am-5pm each day with 1 hour for lunch. Additional evening sessions on Nov. 10 & Nov. 11 from approximately 6:30-10pm
Cost: $795 Tuition only
Location: Mountain Humane, 101 Croy Creek Rd, Hailey, ID 83333
Travel, Meals, and Lodging
Mountain Humane is 1.3 miles west of Hailey. Please park on the east side of the lot away from the building and only enter through the patio doors into the classroom.
Meals and Lodging
There is not a meals and lodging package available for this course. Students are required to arrange all lodging and food.
Many food and lodging options are available in Hailey, and public land camping is available.
How to Register
NOLS is collecting tuition and enrollment information for this course. Please register on the NOLS website.
NOLS is taking all registration for this course. Please visit their policies page for an overview of cancelation and transfer policies.
For questions about location, logistics, and registration, contact:
Idaho Rescue Training