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Wilderness Medical Training

new course prepares you for Emergencies in remote and wilderness areas

Remote Medical International logoNorthwestern Michigan College has partnered with Remote Medical International (RMI), which has provided remote and wilderness medical training worldwide — see more at right. We are excited to offer this valuable training to outdoor enthusiasts and medical responders in Northwest Michigan.

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Wilderness First Responder Certification - Hybrid Course Format

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training is rapidly growing as an important credential for anyone who works outdoors. Recreational outfitters, guides, trip leaders, outdoor educators, forestry, and park personnel and anyone working or playing in remote areas are seeking this credential to better handle emergency situations. Remote Medical International’s Wilderness First Responder emphasizes decision-making, hands-on skills, and the theoretical knowledge necessary to function in remote areas. The Hybrid Wilderness First Responder certification is a combination online and onsite course that requires approximately 20-30 hours of pre-course instruction in an online learning environment and five days of class/field coursework. This dynamic classroom and field course will provide you with technical knowledge and applied field experience to handle tough emergency situations that may occur. Please note that food and lodging are not included. Space is limited. Register by March 31 and save $30.

Required Textbooks: Students are required to purchase and read Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene and Resource Central EMS (EMR) 9th Edition prior to arrival. All other required textbooks will be provided at the course.

Online Session Begins May 1, 2017
In-class Sessions: May 15-19, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
NMC University Center Rm. 204
Instructors: Remote Medical Staff
$795 (cost after March 31 is $825)

Call (231) 995-1700 To Register


About our partner, Remote Medical International

Remote Medical International has provided remote and wilderness medical training to over 15,000 students worldwide and their training courses range from basic Wilderness First Aid to an advanced Remote Medicine for the Advanced Provider course for medical professionals. RMI certifications are accredited, respected, and accepted by organizations such as the US Department of Defense, Department of State, and a wide range of military, commercial, and non-governmental organizations.

training LOCATION

Courses meet at Northwestern Michigan College University Center, 2200 Dendrinos Drive, in Traverse City, Michigan. Get directions »

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