Aerie Backcountry Medicine

Waitlist Instructions

This course currently allows for you to add to the waitlist.

Thank you for your interest in this course. It is currently full. However, students sometimes drop from courses before they begin. If you are interested in being added to the waitlist and receiving notification of availability, please complete the form below. No deposit or tuition is required. Keep in mind, there is not assurance a spot will open up for this course.

Aerie Backcountry Medicine will contact you via email and phone if a space does become available. While we do our best to accommodate all waitlisted students, we are unable to give an estimate on the likelihood of obtaining a spot in class.

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Course Information:

Wilderness EMT

Missoula, MT

Jun 3, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024


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. This WEMT is offered for 3 University of Montana credits, ECP 331, for an additional fee ($155), paid directly to the University of Montana. 

SCHEDULE: Class will be held from 8am-6pm each weekday. Although class is not held over the weekend, students may be assigned clinical observation time at a local hospital. A weekend days or nights will be used to complete clinical time. These will be scheduled shortly before the course begins.

COST: $2,975. Includes all course materials and fees for the practical exam. Room and board are not included or provided. A 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. Room and board are not provided or included in the course cost.

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. 

More information 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. 

For more information, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at 

(406) 542 - 9972 or email us at

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