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Course Information:

Wilderness EMT

Jack Creek, MT

May 11, 2020 - Jun 6, 2020


Course Details:

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: Jack Creek Preserve MT- with the last week in Missoula for clinicals and practical testing on the UM campus- exact building and room TBA.

COST: $4,000- deposit of $1500 is due at the time of registration and room and board are provided for the duration of the program. You can use alternate sources of funding such as AmeriCorps or G.I. Bill and we do offer payment plans. The $4,000 program cost covers:
Tuition & fees: $3315.00
Books: $125.00
Room & board: $560.00

PREREQUISITES: 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- consecutive negative TB tests, vaccination records should include Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Hepatitis B- at least the first shot before the start of the course as well as a record of the flu shot. You will also need to fill out, sign and submit a Dietary Restrictions form, even if you don't have any restrictions, and Self Query background check by Monday April 6th, 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.

TEXTBOOK: 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
ISBN-13: 978-0134704456
ISBN-10: 0134704452
NOTE: We highly discourage students from using previous versions of this textbook as curriculum points are outdated.

An 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 inbox and the instructions for the Self Query will be in the packet.

For more information, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at (406) 542 - 9972 or email us at

Looking for more?

Consider being a student on our Semester in Wilderness Medicine (SWM) programs.

These semester programs include EMT and Wilderness EMT education, along with a host of other professional level certifications and experiences. Click here to learn more.

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