Licensed Training Company:
Charlie Foxtrot LLC
University of Lynchburg
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501 - United States
Dates: 5/24/2023 - 5/28/2023
This is an intensive version of our standard course and requires 30+ hours of self-directed pre-course review of a textbook and completion of a study guide prior to 40+ hours of in-person learning over the course of five days. This course is ideal for those who are good at self-directed textbook learning or have prior medical experience or training. Conscientious preparation, studying, and time prior to the course is essential for success. Students are provided an electronic or physical textbook and downloadable study guide to review the curriculum and are expected to come to class ready to engage in drills and skill practice. We recommend that students register for the course four weeks prior to the course start date to allow time to 1) receive the textbook by mail (if applicable), 2) download the PDF Study Guide, and 3) adequately complete the 30+ hours of pre-course work. If the course start date is less than two weeks away, students will no longer be able to register for the course due to insufficient time to complete the pre-course work. Students are encouraged to register and begin pre-course review in advance of the required deadlines. All students must complete all pre-course work prior to arrival on course.
Prior to enrolling in a course, please review our Functional Position Description. The criteria set forth in this document allows students to self-assess their ability to meet the demands of both a WMAI course as well as the demands of a certified wilderness medical provider in the field.
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Room and Board:
Each campsite is primitive but students will have access to a bathroom and kitchen in the classroom area which is a short walk from the campsites. The EcoLodge is bunk room style lodging and has a communal kitchen, living room, and bathrooms.