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6 Reasons Why You Should Take A WEMT Course (And Tips for How to Prepare)

By David Laney on 1/9/18 9:58 AM

During the first multiple casualty scenario of my WEMT course, my team responded to a simulated flash flood incident. When we arrived at the scene, we found 6 mock patients in a river in varying levels of distress. One was complaining of leg pain. We rolled up her pant leg to see blood and bone ends exposed (the makeup was pretty convincing!). The team immediately got started using the training we had been learning and practicing.

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Topics: wilderness medicine, WEMT, Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician

WMI: Fun with numbers

By Casey Adams on 9/28/12 2:16 AM

Last week, NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) hosted
its annual staff meeting, complete with lectures, workshops, and a departmental
update from WMI Director Melissa Gray.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, Wyss Wilderness Medicine Campus, Portuguese, Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, Swedish, AmeriCorps, increase, Spanish, National Outdoor Leadership School, VA, Veterans' Administration, wilderness medicine, scholarships, WMI, courses, Moving Hands, American Sign Language, WEMT