training for outdoor professionals

Wilderness & Remote Medicine

Wilderness & Remote Medicine

training for outdoor professionals

 

Viristar provides wilderness and remote medicine courses for outdoor professionals

in conjunction with Wilderness Medical Associates International.

Courses include:

 

  • Wilderness First Aid

    • Introduction to basic first aid and outdoor emergency response

    • 16 hours over two days

    • Recommended for: outdoor recreationalists and outdoor leaders in areas where emergency medical services are not immediately available but not far away

    • Get a Wilderness First Aid course schedule here.

  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid

    • Training in a wide variety of emergency and remote medicine topics including trauma, Basic Life Support, environmental emergencies, medical concerns and more

    • 36 hours over four days

    • Recommended for trip leaders in front-country settings and moderately remote and challenging environments

    • Get a Wilderness Advanced First Aid course schedule here.

  • Wilderness First Responder (8-day)

    • The flagship wilderness medicine course, providing comprehensive training and hands-on practice in patient assessment, Basic Life Support, musculoskeletal injuries, spine injury management, allergy & anaphylaxis, wound management, common backcountry medical problems, medical-legal issues, and more

    • 70 hours over eight days

    • Recommended for those traveling to remote wilderness areas, disaster response situations, and remote areas in low-income countries.

    • Get a Wilderness First Responder (8-day) course schedule here.

  • Wilderness First Responder (5-day)

    • Course curriculum the same as eight-day option, but includes pre-course study packet and course delivered in five contact days.

    • 45 hours over 5 days plus 25  hours pre-work

    • Recommended for those traveling to remote wilderness areas, disaster response situations, and remote areas in low-income countries.

    • Get a Wilderness First Responder (5-day) course schedule here.

  • Wilderness First Responder Recertification

    • Recertify your Wilderness First Responder certification for another three years with this course, which provides essential review, updates, and skills practice.

    • 24 hours over three days

    • Get a Wilderness First Responder Recertification course schedule here.

 

Other course options are available on request.

 

Register for a current wilderness medicine course and other events here!

Curriculum and certification are provided through Wilderness Medical Associates International.

Contact us for further information or to request a wilderness medicine training course.

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