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Similar to a Wilderness EMT course, our Remote EMT students learn thorough patient assessment skills
Similar to a Wilderness EMT course, our Remote EMT students learn thorough patient assessment skills
Our Remote EMT course includes skills taught at a wilderness EMT course like how to move a patient through adverse terrain safely
Our Remote EMT course includes skills taught at a wilderness EMT course like how to move a patient through adverse terrain safely
Our Remote EMT course goes above the standard wilderness EMT curriculum and includes the US Coast Guard MCPIC certification
Our Remote EMT course goes above the standard wilderness EMT curriculum and includes the US Coast Guard MCPIC certification
Remote EMT assessing her patients eyes with an ophthalmoscope
Remote EMT assessing her patients eyes with an ophthalmoscope
Medication administration, IV, IO and many other advanced skills are a part of the USCG Medical Person In Charge curriculum and are essential to the field of prolonged field care.
Medication administration, IV, IO and many other advanced skills are a part of the USCG Medical Person In Charge curriculum and are essential to the field of prolonged field care.
Dental emergencies are common in remote and wilderness medicine, our curriculum prepares our students to handle these types of emergencies in the field with confidence
Dental emergencies are common in remote and wilderness medicine, our curriculum prepares our students to handle these types of emergencies in the field with confidence
Our Remote Emergency Medical Technician Courses (REMT) prepare and qualify you for a variety of EMT jobs in the field of remote, wilderness and disaster medicine..
Our Remote Emergency Medical Technician Courses (REMT) prepare and qualify you for a variety of EMT jobs in the field of remote, wilderness and disaster medicine..
The REMT course prepares our students for a broad spectrum of International EMT jobs along with the challenges associated with these positions
The REMT course prepares our students for a broad spectrum of International EMT jobs along with the challenges associated with these positions

REMOTE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (REMT)

SKU: REMT7137
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January 13 – February 7, 2020
Lake Diablo, WA

Certifications: REMT, NREMT, MCPIC, ESCI

The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (REMT) meets and exceeds wilderness medical standards by covering all Wilderness EMT (WEMT) curriculum, while also incorporating select higher-level capabilities. This hands-on, intensive training course educates students in a wide range of skills and real-world scenarios. Students receive the EMT certification through the National Registry of EMT’s, and the U.S. Coast Guard’s Medical Care Person in Charge (MCPIC) Certification. 

Overview:
By combining NREMT education with the MCPIC and Remote EMT curriculum, the REMT enables participants to successfully work as an EMT in a wide variety of environments. The REMT curriculum educates students on high-level medical skills and topics that include advanced wound closure (suturing and stapling), foley catheterization, antibiotic therapy, IV administration, sick call and primary care, pediatrics, geriatrics, and childbirth.

Additionally, the course covers travel medicine, telemedicine, medical kit integration, lifting and moving patients, advanced airway management, oxygen administration, shock, thoracic trauma, head injuries, dental emergencies, musculoskeletal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, mass-casualty incidents, anaphylaxis, cold and heat emergencies, altitude, immersion, submersion, and more.

COURSE DURATION: 26 days

CLINICAL ROTATIONS: 12-24 hours

CERTIFICATIONS RECEIVED:
Emergency Medical Technician from the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT)*, Remote EMT, Medical Care Person in Charge (MCPIC), and CPR from the Emergency Care Safety Institute (ECSI). 

*Please note that passing the National Registry exam is required for EMT Certification. The cognitive testing must be scheduled independently and performed at NREMT designated testing centers. Current EMT registration is required to validate REMT status.

RECERTIFICATION INTERVAL:
Three years (REMT and MCPIC); two years (CPR)

PREREQUISITES:
18+ years old, high school diploma or equivalent, PPD (tuberculosis) test at a doctor’s office within six months of course start date, record of immunization or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, Varicella, and Tetanus, ability to lift 250 pounds with assistance, a copy of government-issued photo ID such as a passport, drivers license, state issued ID card, military ID, etc.

TEXTBOOKS:
Students are required to purchase Emergency Care (13th Edition), which can be purchased here on Amazon. Students are not required or expected to read textbooks before the course start date.

COURSE FORMAT:
Residential that includes food and lodging. Please note that the course does not run on weekends, although food and lodging are still provided. Students should expect to spend at least one weekend on a clinical rotation.

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center - Lake Diablo, WA
ncascades.org

OVERVIEW
Situated on the shore of Diablo Lake in the heart of the North Cascades National Park, the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center (ELC) provides an optimal site for our Remote EMT courses. The ELC campus is surrounded by mountains and forests with an extensive trail network, offering endless possibilities for simulated wilderness medicine scenarios and recreation alike. 

LODGING
Lodging is included for all Remote Medical International courses at the ELC. Each student will share a lodge room with one or two other students. Each lodge has shared gender-specific bathrooms with two private shower stalls and two toilet stalls. The student lodges also have a lounge room with a small fridge and sink. There are three lodges on the ELC campus. 

MEALS
Meals are provided as a part of all Remote Medical International courses at the ELC. Meals are prepared daily in the commercial kitchen by ELC chefs beginning the day the course starts through the last day, including weekends. Meals are typically served buffet style with meat and vegetarian options. Coffee, tea, and snacks are also available daily.

TRANSPORTATION
The ELC is a three-hour drive from Seattle, WA, and best reached with a personal vehicle. For students flying in, Remote Medical Training can arrange a shuttle service from the Sea-Tac airport to the ELC the day before each course starts, and following course completion. This shuttle service costs $100 each way and can be booked during checkout when the course is purchased.

WI-FI/PHONE
Wireless internet access is available throughout the ELC campus. There is no cell service at the ELC. Phones are available in the lodges and classrooms for outgoing calls. Cell service is available in the town of Newhalem, 15 minutes away by car.

RECREATION
With immediate access to Diablo Lake for boating and fishing, extensive hiking and running trails right on campus, and proximity to climbing, snow sports, and the national park, this facility is a great place to visit and an even better place to spend a month! Remember to bring your gear with you! 

ACCESSIBILITY
The Environmental Learning Center is ADA accessible. Service animals are welcome.

SMOKING
Smoking is limited to the designated smoking area.