Wilderness Medicine

Be Prepared in the Wilderness

Wherever your next adventure takes you, make sure you are ready no matter what with basic or advanced Wilderness Medicine skills. SOLO Southeast offers courses for every ability level and schedule, so no matter what, you can fit safety into your next outing. 


This 2-Day entry-level course is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts looking for basic first aid training and backcountry medical skills. Taking a WFA course can also recertify a soon-to-expire Advanced Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder certification.


This course is designed for individuals seeking advanced training and wanting more time to practice their new skills. This intensive 4-Day course provides in-depth information on both medical and environmental emergencies in the backcountry and offers plenty of hands-on practice to hone those skills.

wilderness first responder course

SOLO’s Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. The WFR is the perfect course for anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who take extended personal backcountry trips or expeditions.

Wilderness module for healthcare professionals

Refresh your memory with this intensive two-day course that covers the standard WFR curriculum in addition to new wilderness protocols.


These classes are designed for current WFAs or AWFAs that are looking to upgrade to the next level of training. We offer a few bridge courses throughout the year to help individuals progress and meet new training goals.

EMT and Wilderness EMT intensive course

This 4-week course carries students through the full EMT program then adds the Wilderness Module to help students translate their skills into remote settings and challenging conditions.  Students learn wilderness-specific protocols and rescue techniques.


This 2-Hour course teaches you adult, child, & infant CPR and AED, as well as choking rescues in accordance with the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI).


This exciting 5-Day course for healthcare professionals elevates your skills to the WEMT level for EMS professionals, and to the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) level for all other Healthcare Professionals. In this course, participants are focusing on emergency care protocols when they are separated from definitive care by distance, time, terrain, or for special circumstances like natural disasters. Gain the skills and confidence you need to operate where definitive care is inaccessible.


Learn the fundamental basics for survival, get hands-on in the wilderness, and spend quality time in the company of experienced teachers and like-minded women. This all-female weekend includes a day of Wilderness Survival Skills and two days of Wilderness First Aid in addition to some fireside time on Friday night. No experience is required, just a sense of adventure

SOLO Southeast can tailor to your individual or group needs. We can accommodate groups for half-day, full-day, or multi-day wilderness medicine or survival courses either at our home location or yours. We will work with you to find the option that best suits your needs.

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