Distance Learning Courses offered
WMO uniquely offers a 3 hour EPI and Anaphylaxis course consisting of training in the innovative epinephrine autoinjector device, Twinject, as well as the older technology EpiPen. Course includes 3 DVDs, 2 trainers, a written exam as well as a protocol on the use of an epinephrine autoinjector for the treatment of anaphylaxis, a form letter to take to your prescribing physician, and a prescription form. This course prepares one to recognize and treat anaphylaxis in the field. Cost is $95.
WMO Instructors Course
This course shares 47 years of knowledge and the experience of close to 100 instructors on teaching wilderness medicine. There are 4 locations for resource which can be studied at the students own time schedule
There will be a pre-quiz on the material:
1 - Resources on http://wildernessmedicine.com/resource.
2 - Resource Center on the WMO learn site.
3 - Student Resource Center on this WMO learn site.
4 - WFA20 Skill Instructors Area on the WMO learn site. Skill Instructor:
With many single topic short 2 to 4 hour courses. This online course is new for 2014 having a price of $225. It is followed by a 2 day in person live class followed 2 to 3 mentored live WFA classes the student teaches while being mentored by a senior WMO instructor. Price for the live sessions varies and is some times at no cost to the instructor candidate.
WMO offers the following courses. If you have a topic of interest let us know and we can develop it for you!
While these courses have strong, accurate, up to date content, the filming is not "Hollywood" production quality.
1- Backcountry water treatment
2- History of Wilderness Medicine
3- Foot care and boot fitting
4- Medical Legal & Ethics concerns
5- EPI and Anaphylaxis
6- Wound Care (minor and major)
The courses are in the submission process for FAWM credit approval but may not ever be approved
cost ranges from $75 up.