Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine.
If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at camps or lead wilderness trips, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this NOLS Wilderness Medicine course is for you.
You'll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, how to manage environmental emergencies, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions. You will spend half your time practicing skills and participating in realistic scenarios.
NOLS Wilderness Medicine's course is approved by such organizations as the American Camp Association, the United States Coast Guard, and other state and federal agencies.
Upon successful course completion you will earn the following NOLS Wilderness Medicine certifications: Wilderness First Aid and Epinephrine Auto-injector.
The course will be held at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center in Monona, WI, just a 5-minute drive from Rutabaga. Offsite lodging is available at several nearby hotels. Meals are on your own, with fridge and microwave available at Aldo Leopold.
Cancellation must be made 30 days prior to the start of the class in order to receive a full refund on the tuition. Within 30-14 days a cancellation fee of $50 will be charged. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the course.
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