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Wilderness Emergency Medical Services

Program Details

About this Program

The Wilderness Emergency Medical Services program trains participants to be part of the nation's Emergency Medical System. A wilderness emphasis is placed on the following areas of study: scene control, patient assessment, triage, use of standard equipment, transport concerns, legalities, and physiological theory related to medical and trauma situations. Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification requires skill test competencies, 70% passing scores on all sections of the National Registry Exam, and fee payments.

Classroom Location(s)

  • Vermilion Community College 55731
Vermilion Community College
Vermilion Community College
1900 E. Camp St. Ely, MN 55731
Toll-Free: (800) 657-3608
Local: (218) 365-7200
TTY: (800) 627-3529