Wilderness Medical Upgrade Course

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NJSAR, 285 Campgaw Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430, USA
Nov 14 2020
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​​Course Dates: 14-16 Nov 20 & 21-23 Nov 20

Cost: $650.00

Minimum Age:  16 years old

Are you a member of a local Search and Rescue team, Ski Patrol unit member, Emergency Medical Technician, or do you spend long periods of time hunting, camping or adventuring in the outdoors?

Then please join us for our Wilderness Medical Upgrade!

The Wilderness Medical Upgrade course is designed to teach those that are medical professionals, responders to rural or wilderness environments, and or trip leaders. This course teaches the skills necessary to assess, treat and care for patients or clients in the back country setting. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patient scenarios will reinforce learning and challenge skills known and learned. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions.

Graduates of this course that possesses a current EMS certification (EMT/ PARAMEDIC) will receive their Wilderness EMT credential upon successful completion of the course. Those that do not possess a current EMS certification will receive a Wilderness First Responder Credential upon successful completion of this course. Our course is registered with NASAR and students will receiver both a SRTC completion and NASAR qualification.

Late Registration Starts 1 September 2020. Course fee will increase to $725.00 per student after that date if seats are available.


- Active Emergency Responder / First Responder, WFR, EMT, Paramedic, RN or MD credential.

Class dates


Additional services and fees

Adventure Medical Kit $125.00
Minimalist First Aid Kit $75.00
SRTC Wilderness T-Shirt (Moisture Wicking) $35.00


Participants must currently be 16 years or older.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 40

Registration period

Registration starts on 01/18/2020 and ends on 11/14/2020.


NJSAR, 285 Campgaw Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430, USA
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