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Ben Lerman

Ben Lerman
Ben is the former NOLS Wilderness Medicine Marketing Coordinator and a Wilderness First Responder graduate. He enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, kayaking, and hopes to someday adventure in the mountains on each of the 7 continents.

Recent Posts

Quiz: Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis

By Ben Lerman on 1/17/18 8:31 AM

 

 
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Topics: wilderness medicine, NOLS Wilderness Medicine, quiz

7 Jobs You Can Get with a Wilderness Medicine Certification

By Ben Lerman on 12/6/17 8:35 AM

You’re thinking about starting a new career. Your dream job might be working in the mountains. Or as a first responder with Search and Rescue. Or providing medical care in a hospital. Or maybe you want to instruct NOLS courses.

If you're looking to get into one of these fields, getting a wilderness medicine certification such as a Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness First Aid, or Wilderness EMT can help you get started.

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Topics: wfa, WFR, wilderness medicine, WEMT, NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Kids on Outdoor Trips: First Aid Recommendations

By Ben Lerman on 11/8/17 8:28 AM

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Topics: first aid, wilderness medicine, Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness Medicine, kids

9 Hygiene Tips for Your Camp Kitchen

By Ben Lerman on 9/27/17 8:12 AM

Telling your friends about the peak you climbed or the rapid you ran are the things you want to bring home from the backcountry—not a foodborne illness.

Taking turns cooking is a part of camping, and it helps when everyone has the same routines for kitchen hygiene, especially for friends who are new to cooking in the outdoors.

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Topics: camping, wilderness medicine, cooking, NOLS Wilderness Medicine