Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. The **Wilderness Emergency Care (WEC)** program supports a family of courses to meet the needs of everyone with outdoor interests, from easy day trips to challenging and technical activities, including wilderness rescue. The WEC textbook not only explains the concepts in clear language, it also shows you how to do all the skills, step by step, with many photos and drawings.
The Wilderness First Aid in addition to the Wilderness EMT upgrade is for a non-EMS care providers who desire to obtain a Wilderness First Responder status. The EMT Upgrade only is for those who are currently a Basic EMT. These courses are only scheduled for groups of 10 or more.
**Wilderness First Aid** is a 16-hour course for those who are involved in serious wilderness activities. This course is a great choice for many wilderness trip leaders and guides. It is one to be considered if your group is going on a work crew mission trip or if your going on a family camping trip. Book Included.
**Wilderness EMT Upgrade** is a 40-hour course for those who are already certified as EMTs. The course builds on EMT training and adds wilderness concepts and skills with many role-playing scenarios. Book Included.
Purchase of a course is NON-REFUNDABLE, but may be rescheduled within 60 days from purchase.