WILDERNESS EMT UPGRADE
Wilderness EMT Upgrade is a 40-hour hands-on course for those who are already certified as EMTs. This course builds on EMT training and adds wilderness concepts and skills with many role-playing scenarios.
WEMT Certification from the American Safety & Health Institute (www.hsi.com) is valid for 2 years, and recognized throughout the United States as well as in many other countries. Standard of training for WEMT and other wilderness emergency care certifications is based on a consensus of wilderness medical experts, not government regulation or legislation. To be certified as WEMTs, participants must be currently certified as EMTs or Paramedics, or have recently completed and passed an EMT course.