Aerie Backcountry Medicine

Course Length: 8 hours

Certifications Received and Certification Duration:
WME – 2 years

Course Description

Wilderness Medicine Essentials is an awareness-level class designed for individuals or organizations wanting up-to-date wilderness medicine information on topics such as wound management, management of hot and cold emergencies, basic splinting and wilderness improvisation. Like most Aerie courses, it is half didactic, half hands-on practical review. This course typically substitutes for American Red Cross/ AHA Standard First Aid, BLS First Aid.