Description REMT 2024
The Remote Emergency Medical Technician (REMT) course consists of 170 hrs of in person training to provide intermediate to advanced medical skills for individuals working in remote areas of the world. This course is recommended for individuals who plan to work as medical practitioners in remote areas as well as outdoor professionals looking for a higher level of medical certification. This is an accredited Washington State EMT course and upon course completion, students can apply to the NREMT.
The REMT course meets and exceeds wilderness medical standards by covering all Wilderness EMT (WEMT) curriculum, while also incorporating a select higher level of scope. This hands-on, intensive training course educates students in a wide range of skills and real-world scenarios. By combining the NREMT curriculum with the REMT curriculum, the REMT enables successful students to 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), 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