Apr 17, 2023 - May 13, 2023
There are only 6 seats available in this course.
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. 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: Condon, MT at the Beck Homestead.
COST: $4,250- 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 $4,250 program cost covers: Tuition & fees, Books and Room & board.
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 3, 2023. 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
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 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)-
NOTE: We highly discourage students from using
previous versions of this textbook as curriculum points are outdated.
Backcountry Medicine is making accommodations to ensure courses run as
safely as possible. Risk cannot be completely eliminated from courses,
especially during the times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
intends to run this course in-person with safety precautions in place.
However, due to the fluid and changing nature of the current pandemic,
Aerie may elect to teach this course in an online format. The exact
circumstances for this course will dictate whether that would be
entirely online or just partially online. These changes may happen
before or during a course, Aerie will notify students as soon as
possible if the course format changes. Aerie will refund students who
choose to drop out of a course before it begins.
Please only register for this course with that understanding.
An information packet
with all the course details will be emailed to every student 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. The instructions for the Self Query will be in the packet.
more information, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at
(406) 542 - 9972 or email us at email@example.com