Wilderness Medicine at Olympic

Wilderness Medicine

We offer wilderness medical training for outdoor professionals and enthusiasts in Olympic National Park. These nationally recognized courses provide tools to respond to emergencies that arise in remote settings.

NatureBridge at Olympic
111 Barnes Point Road
Port Angeles, WA 98363

Wilderness Medicine Training in Olympic National Park


NatureBridge partners with the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS to offer Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness First Responder Recertification courses. These are nationally recognized training courses that provide students with tools to respond to emergencies that arise in remote settings.

Wilderness First Responder with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS

June 21-29, 2014
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This intensive 10-day course is designed for outdoor professionals as well as anyone who spends time in the backcountry with responsibility for groups of family and friends. Topics include: patient assessment, body systems, equipment improvisation, trauma, environmental medicine, toxins, back country medicine, wilderness protocols, and wilderness rescue. You will divide your time between classroom instruction, hands-on practical skills, case studies, and scenarios designed to challenge your decision-making ability. Upon completion, students receive Wilderness First Responder certification, valid for two years.

Prerequisites: No previous first aid training is required. You must be 16 years old to attend this course.

Dates: June 21-29, 2014—Register now!

Special note: All participants must fill out and return our Wilderness Medicine Institute agreement.

Please contact Al Watkins with any questions.


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