Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician – WEMT
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician Upgrade
This five-day wilderness medicine course will upgrade any state EMT certification to Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician. The course provides training for medical personnel who would like to enhance their skills and experience for use in the rural, wilderness, and technical rescue setting. This course is popular with all levels of medical professionals but primarily geared toward pre-hospital Emergency Medical Service providers.
The WEMT curriculum builds on Emergency Medical Service training and expertise to meet the special challenges of remote and unconventional environments. It is designed for medical personnel working in rural EMS, search and rescue, law enforcement, disaster response, and those on wilderness expeditions. . Students may receive 48 Advanced Level CEUs from CECBEMS.
This course represents the best application of the available science, balanced by considerable clinical experience and the reality of providing medical care in difficult and dangerous places. This is not just classroom theory based on best practices. This course will test your creativity and expand your skills. You will become a skilled provider for the most critical situations. The course covers a variety of topics such as backcountry spinal Assessment, head injuries, soft tissue injuries, wilderness wound management, and emergency childbirth.
The Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician can provide care in settings with extremely limited resources. This makes them an ideal team member for NGO medical missions, forestry & mining crews, and international adventure groups.
San Diego, CA
June 7th – 11th 2021