About the instructor
Teal is an experienced wilderness paramedic and instructor with a diploma in Mountain Medicine and Rescue. Her background includes ski patrol, mountain rescue, firefighting, pediatric emergency medicine, remote medicine, telemedicine, and international medicine. Teal began her medical career as a ski patroller and fire fighter and technician in a pediatric level one trauma center in New Mexico. She then moved on to instruct remote medicine in the PNW and coordinate medical evacuations worldwide. She now lives in Europe as entrepreneur and is pursuing her RN. Teal also enjoys mountaineering, backcountry skiing, rock and ice climbing, and trail running.
Here you can renew your wilderness EMT certification completely online at your own pace.
By the end of this course you will have your recertification and you will be much more knowledgeable wilderness medical provider.
This WEMT focuses heavily on the critical thinking needed when caring for a patient in the wilderness and when deciding to evacuate. It also includes review topics and new material.
But the learning does not stop there. This course will be available to you as a resource. New lectures will be added and updated with the newest guidelines on an ongoing basis. Thus allowing you to always be in the know and current on topics of wilderness medicine.
Recertification is only valid with current NREMT EMT License, CPR certification and proof of pervious WEMT certification. This recerts the "W" of your WEMT, you are still responsible for renewing your NREMT EMT License. At this moment, our course can not be applied to NREMT for continuing education credits. However, that will change very soon! (darn paperwork)
You worked hard to get it. We want to make it easier for you to maintain it!