Feb 4, 2020 - Apr 23, 2020
Wilderness EMTs take foundational EMT skills into austere
locations, with hazardous environments and limited resources. Wilderness
EMTs are taught to adapt to these challenges with numerous extensive,
realistic scenarios and case studies. Click here
for more information. Upon successful completion of course
requirements, students are eligible for the National Registry EMT and
the State of Montana EMT certifications.
The WEMT is offered for 3 University of Montana credits for an additional $155 fee paid directly to the University of Montana.
LOCATION: Missoula MT- on the UM Campus, exact building and room TBA.
$2,750- deposit of $1000 is due at the time of registration. You can
use alternate sources of funding such as AmeriCorps or G.I. Bill and we
do offer payment plans. (Aerie will match up to $500 if using AmeriCorps funding) Room and board are not provided or included in
the course cost but are available nearby for purchase.
This course can be intense and does require some preparation before the
first day. Students must have no prior felony's and be 18 years of age
or older; younger students may take the class with approval but must be
18 within two years of course completion to take the National Registry
Exam. Must submit 2- negative TB tests, vaccination records (contact the
Aerie office for a list), and a self query by Monday January 13th,
2020. If you can't meet this deadline please contact the Aerie office to
make other arrangements. You may turn it these documents through mail,
fax or email. We are unable to accept picture of medical records due to
formatting issues (this includes having a JPEG and exporting it as a
PDF), it challenges its validity. You will be asked to resubmit and this
delay may cause you to miss the submission deadline.
Students are required to purchase the EMT textbook used for this
course. It can be new, used, PDF or rented and the accompanying workbook
is up to you but is not required by Aerie Backcountry Medicine "Prehospital Emergency Care (11th Edition)- Joseph Mistovich
NOTE: We highly discourage students from using previous versions of this textbook as curriculum points are outdated.
12-week course will run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from
5:15pm-9:30pm with four field-based weekends running from 8am-6pm.
Classes will not be held on March 17th , 18th , and 19th (the University of Montana's Spring Break).
This course meets for 4 field-based weekends. Class will be all day on Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 6pm. Exact dates TBD.
information packet with all the course details will be emailed to every
student one month before the course begins. Please be sure that your
email is current and working. Be advised that this information packet is
sent by our database and does have a tendency to go to the Junk or Spam
folder. Be sure to check both places if your packet is not in your
For more information, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at (406) 542 - 9972 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org