The OEC to EMT course was created specifically for Outdoor Emergency Care technicians and Ski Patrol Directors who want to expand their knowledge and skills both on and off the mountain. This course both recognizes the excellent trauma and rescue skills of the certified patroller and builds on that foundation by bridging the gaps between the OEC and National Standard EMT curriculum. This first-of-its-kind course focuses on a deeper understanding of anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, medical emergencies, urban rescue, ambulance operations, hazardous materials, mass-casualty incidents, triage, and much more. We have spread out the 80+ hours of course content over four weekends creating a reasonable pace. This course includes take-home quizzes, clinical experiences, and on-line lessons, allowing the certified OEC Technician to become an EMT in about half the time and about a third of the usual course cost.
This course is designed to prepare students for the National Registry EMT cognitive and psychomotor exams for national certification. 80+ hrs., Sat/Sun, over 4 weekends. Click here to complete and application.
The Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) course is a comprehensive, evidence-based wilderness medicine course that prepares the student to manage injuries and illnesses far from help. The accelerated 3-week schedule allows students to be full-time learners, completing the 180+ hour curriculum with minimal interruption. Classes Monday through Saturday with 9 hours of blended hands-on and classroom time. Clinical experience is gained with 911 ride-along and emergency room rotations during evenings and weekends. Instruction is a dynamic combination of lecture, skill labs, scenarios, mock drills, team-building, and on-line study. The instructors have decades of experience in wilderness and expedition medicine. This course prepares the student for the National Registry exams and Nationally recognized certification. Click here to register for this course!