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 Certification with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS

June 16-25, 2015
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Essential for anyone who spends significant time in remote places or who has a professional career in the outdoors, the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course will prepare you to make difficult medical decisions.  This course is fast-paced and engaging.  You'll spend half your time outside of the classroom doing hands-on skills and realistic scenarios.  In addition to scenarios, you'll participate in a full-scale night mock rescue.  WNI's curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics including long-term patient care, wound management, straightening angulated fractures, reducing discolorations, litter packaging, and administering medications.  You;ll complete this course with the tools and confidence to manage patients int he backcountry for multiple days.  This intensive 80-hour curriculum is nationally recognized and supported by Wilderness Medical Institute's Medical Advisory Panel.  You'll be taught by dynamic educators who have practiced both wilderness and urban medicine.  This 9-day course is ideal for all professionals operating in remote environments.  Adult/child CPR and FBAO certification is included.  The WFR course is pre-approved for 70-hours of EMT CEU's by CECBEMS

Prerequisites: Not Applicable

Dates: June 16-25, 2015Register 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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