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Interested in making a career in wilderness medicine and risk management? Have outdoor experience? Are you the one who can spend hours getting your first aid kit just so? Then we have an opportunity for you! The Wilderness Medicine Training Center is looking for potential candidates to join the team as an instructor. Accepted canditates will attend the Instructor Training Course in September 2018.

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09/14/18
-10/01/18
7 AM - 6 PMPaul Nicolazzo


This standard, 9-day Wilderness First Responder course offers in-depth instruction in wilderness medicine. An industry standard for outdoor professionals, the course is also recommended for those who participate in high-risk outdoor activities to gain valuable skill in handling medical emergencies in the backcountry.

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09/17/18
-09/25/18
8 AM - 6 PMErika Halm




How would you rate your risk management practices? This self-assessment tool can help you answer that question. Could you use some support?

The 2-day NOLS Risk Management Training will help you build a targeted action plan to improve the quality of your risk management practices, quantify where your program is strong on risk management, and identify the potential areas for growth.
  • Learn a structured approach to designing a risk management plan.
  • Analyze your approach to risk oversight, curriculum, staff hiring and training, field support services, and emergency planning.
  • Participate in exercises to help you evaluate your approach to staffing, contracting, and serious incident response.
TOOLS YOU'LL RECEIVE
  • Risk Management Action Plan Workbook
  • NOLS Crisis Management Template and NOLS Wilderness Medicine Protocol Package
  • Resource examples and templates, including a risk release, health form, orientation checklist, transportation policy, and more.

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10/02/18
-10/03/18
8 AM to 5 PM each dayGabi Jackson






ATTEND THE WRMC TO LEARN!

The core objective of the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) is to offer an outstanding educational experience to help you mitigate the risks inherent in exploring, working, teaching, and recreating in wild places.

Attend the WRMC to gain practical risk management skills, network with others in the industry, share field and administrative techniques, and help develop risk management standards for the outdoor adventure and education industries.


 

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10/03/18
-10/05/18
Starts 5 PM on Oct. 3, ends 9 PM on Nov. 5WRMC


This standard, 9-day Wilderness First Responder course offers in-depth instruction in wilderness medicine. An industry standard for outdoor professionals, the course is also recommended for those who participate in high-risk outdoor activities to gain valuable skill in handling medical emergencies in the backcountry.

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10/03/18
-10/11/18
8 AM - 6 PMChelsea Knoren


You don't have to go far to encounter an emergency situation. Whether you're on a day hike or leading a multi-day trip, this standard Wilderness First Aid course will equip you with the skills to properly assess and treat injuries in a wilderness context. Active outdoor professionals seeking to refresh their skills or to renew a current WFR or WEMT certification may do so by attending the 3-day course and completing an online recertification test.

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10/05/18
-10/07/18
8 AM - 6 PMAnne Morrison




How would you rate your risk management practices? This self-assessment tool can help you answer that question. Could you use some support?

The 2-day NOLS Risk Management Training will help you build a targeted action plan to improve the quality of your risk management practices, quantify where your program is strong on risk management, and identify the potential areas for growth.
  • Learn a structured approach to designing a risk management plan.
  • Analyze your approach to risk oversight, curriculum, staff hiring and training, field support services, and emergency planning.
  • Participate in exercises to help you evaluate your approach to staffing, contracting, and serious incident response.
TOOLS YOU'LL RECEIVE
  • Risk Management Action Plan Workbook
  • NOLS Crisis Management Template and NOLS Wilderness Medicine Protocol Package
  • Resource examples and templates, including a risk release, health form, orientation checklist, transportation policy, and more.

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11/06/18
-11/07/18
8 AM to 5 PM each dayGabi Jackson


This 3-day Wilderness First Aid course is sponsored by Western Washington University's Outdoor Center. While a great course for 1-2 day trip leaders and those seeking an introduction to wilderness medicine, , the course may be also be used to recertify WFR & WEMT certifications with successful completion of our online WFR & WEMT Recertification test.

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11/10/18
-11/12/18
8 AM - 6 PMPatrick Corbett


Need a refresher on your wilderness medicine skills? Whether you are currently certified and simply want to keep your skills up, or you need to renew a WFR or WEMT certification before it expires, this hybrid recertification course offered through Western Washington University will get you up to speed.

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11/17/18
-11/18/18
8 AM - 6 PMPatrick Corbett


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