Feb 15, 2022 - Apr 28, 2022
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 Wilderness EMT course is offered for 3 upper-division University of Montana credits for an additional $155. This fee is paid directly to the University of Montana. We can provide credit request forms upon request.
Schedule: This 11-week course will run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from 5:15pm-9:30pm with four field-based weekends running from 8am-6pm. The weekend course session will be all day on Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 6pm. All sessions are required.
Weekend dates are:
March 12-13th and 26th - 27th
April 9th - 10th
: Missoula, MT. Class will be held on the University of Montana campus. The weekend sessions will be within a short distance from Missoula (approx. 20-40 minute driving time).Cost
: $2,750. A deposit of $1,000 is required 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.Housing
: Room and board are not provided or included in the course cost.Prerequisites
: This course is intensive and does require preparation before the first day. Students must 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 Examination. Immunization, Records
, & a Self-Query
must be submitted by January 15th, 2022. If you can't meet this deadline please contact the Aerie office to make other arrangements.
This document will contain more detailed information about the immunization & records: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ej5nkhmlYevgS_775_j1Qzg5USOzScIVNvv9PUjvUb0/
This document will contain more detailed information and how-to steps for obtaining your Self-Query results: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tqH2RqIWbUrTidzfp-YtBl2PNf-GiOQzCCj6fpxxz2k/ Textbook
: Students are required to purchase the EMT textbook for this course. It can be new, used, rented, or an electronic version: we highly discourage students from using previous versions of this textbook as curriculum points are outdated. The accompanying workbook is not recommended.Prehospital Emergency Care (11th Edition)- Joseph Mistovich
More information with all the course details will be emailed to each student before the course begins. Please be sure that your email is current and working.