NOLS Wilderness Medicine Courses

NOLS Wilderness Medicine

NOLS Wilderness Medicine Is the world leader in Wilderness Medicine, offering courses across the globe.  

 

You can build the skills to step forward and take charge in an emergency situation with training from NOLS Wilderness Medicine.

 

You will receive the highest-quality education and information for the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies. Take the lead with the leader in wilderness medicine education, and embark on your next adventure with the confidence and knowledge to act in an emergency.

 

Idaho Rescue Training offers public, private, and mixed courses.  Let us know how we can help you offer a course for your organization!

 

Idaho Rescue Training and NOLS Wilderness Medicine are not able to offer discounts or scholarships.

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College Credit

Continuing Education for Medical Professionals

Recertification Policies

NOLS Wilderness Medicine Polices

Financial Aid

Essential Eligibility Requirements

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Wilderness First Aid
 

Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two days. If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.

 

This course is great for people of all experience levels and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than 8 hours). You'll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions.

 

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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WFA Course Outline

WFA Course Overview

NOLS Wildernes Medicine Wilderness First Aid
Wilderness First Responder
 

If you work or recreate in the outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable, our 10 day Wilderness First Responder course is for you! It is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers.

Upon completion, you will be able to conduct a thorough physical exam, obtain a patient history, assess vital signs, provide emergency care in the wilderness, and make crucial evacuation decisions.

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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WFR Course Overview & Packing List

WFR Course Schedule

Hybrid WFR Course Overview & Packing List

Hybrid WFR Course Schedule

WFR to NR-EMR Information

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NOLS Wilderness Medicine Wilderness First Responder
Wilderness First Responder Recertification

 

Hands-on, meet online. Enjoy our newly formatted WFR Recertification, which includes an online component in addition to the traditional scenarios and skills!

 

Pre-work allows you to review the curriculum at your own pace, and focus on the hands-on element during your two days on course. You'll just need to complete all online components, including a written exam, prior to the course. You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments!


Check out these online resources ahead of time for the best outcomes!

 

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Recertification Policies

Hybrid WFR Recert Course Schedule

Hybrid WFR Recert Overview & Packing List

WFR to NR-EMR Transition Information

SOAP Note

NOLS Wilderness Medicine Wilderness First Responder
Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

 

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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Continuing Education for Medical Professionals

WUMP Course Schedule

WUMP Course Overview & Packing List

SOAP Note

NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals Courses

November 5-9, 2023 Hailey, ID