Wilderness Survival Training Course

Wilderness Medicine

MTAC Wilderness Survival Training Course

The practice of medicine where definitive care is more than one hour away, and often days to weeks away. The practice of wilderness first aid training is defined by difficult patient access, limited equipment, and environmental extremes.


Knowledge is Key

The Wilderness Survival Training Course will instruct participants on how to identify, diagnose, and treat medical conditions that may occur in remote wilderness environments. Whether your interest or expertise lies in the realm of backpacking, hiking and wilderness exploration, skiing, mountaineering or white water rafting, to name a few, certification in this course will give you the knowledge and skill-set to handle situations in which there is minimal access to resources.


Practice Builds Confidence and Effectiveness

This AWLS based course consists of a combination of lecture and hands-on instructional sessions of mock-victim scenarios. This practical foundation in wilderness medicine will enhance your competency to assess patients and follow treatment guidelines for life support until further care or evacuation is available. A wide range of emergencies and conditions will be covered, such as hyper and hypothermia, high altitude related problems, moving and evacuating patients, avalanche, and infectious disease.


It's the Florida Keys!

You can select these courses back to back which will give you evenings and a weekend or two to enjoy the Florida Keys unique ecosystem, activities and nightlife.  Do more diving, a fishing charter,  kayaking & paddleboarding or sightseeing.  The possibility for fun in the Keys is endless and your instructors are a wealth of knowledge for you to go to…they have all spent time in the Keys having fun.

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Why MTAC For Wilderness Medicine?

Our lead instructor for this program has worked directly with military special ops experts that train medicine in austere conditions.
Using a proven method of instruction, that was developed for military special ops in the dive environment.
Experts in this field of austere medicine are brought in to teach the didactic content of these courses.

Learn about Wilderness Medicine, enhance your career, and enjoy the Florida Keys!

Wilderness Medical Training in Florida

Enroll Now

Our Wilderness Medicine courses are listed below with a short description of each class.  Select the course that you are most interested in by clicking on the Book Now button.  This will take you to a more detailed description of the course, course schedules and how to prepare for the course.  You will also be able to select a second course at that time.