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After 22 years and over 20,000 graduates, Aerie is unique in the wilderness medicine training world: small enough to focus on individual students and large enough to be at the forefront of wilderness medicine worldwide, offering introductory courses through full Semesters in Wilderness Medicine.

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“As usual, you fully captured our attention with your combination of outstanding presentation skills and extensive knowledge of wilderness medicine.”

— Dr. Sara Newman, Captain, Director of Public Health, National Park Service

Hanifl - Aerie Partnership
Hanifl - Aerie Partnership

Hanifl - Aerie Partnership

India Based CPR, WFA, and WFR Courses

Aerie Backcountry Medicine has partnered with the Hanifl Centre in India to provide professional-level wilderness medicine education to Indians throughout India, primarily in Hindi. These are the only wilderness medicine courses recognized by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, which supports, promotes and regulates national and international climbing and mountaineering in India.

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Custom courses at your facility

We will travel anywhere to tailor courses to your organizations' needs. Here is a list of some of the custom courses we have offered so far in 2019:

8-day Paramedic Refresher with an austere medicine emphasis to the USAF PJ 304 RQS, Portland, OR

1/2-day First Aid training to the Intermountain Bird Observatory from Boise State University

10-day "Health in the Himalaya" course with Wilderness First Responder certification to the University of Pittsburgh's nursing program, Uttarakhand, India

Wilderness First Responder training, divided into two, 4-day sections and separated by two months, for 58 participants in the Washington Department of Ecology's WA Conservation Corps, Randall, WA

1-day CPR and Wilderness Medicine Essentials training to wardens and field biologists for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks






Semesters in Wilderness Medicine
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Semesters in Wilderness Medicine

Spring, Summer or Fall

Aerie's Semesters are the most comprehensive courses in the wilderness medicine field. Focusing on Wilderness EMT training and clinical experience, these programs are designed to prepare students for careers in medicine while providing them with the skills and certifications necessary for outdoor jobs, Aerie's three full Semester programs (Spring, in Costa Rica and Montana; Summer, in Montana; and Fall in Montana and the Indian Himalaya) offer 15 upper division credits and unparalleled learning.