Online: July 15, Onsite: August 19-September 4, 2019
Certifications: REMT, NREMT, MCPIC, ESCI
The Hybrid Remote Emergency Medical Technician (H-REMT) course is for self-directed and self-motivated individuals seeking an EMT certification with a high likelihood of working professionally in remote areas worldwide. The course is also recommended for individual adventurers and outdoor-industry professionals looking for a higher level of medical certification, ideally with previous experience in a virtual classroom environment. This hands-on, intensive training course educates students in a wide range of skills and real-world scenarios.
The H-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.
By combining NREMT education with the MCPIC and H-Remote EMT curriculum, the H-REMT enables successful students to work as an EMT in a wide variety of environments. The H-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
This course requires approximately 70 hours of pre-course online instruction and 12 days of in-person training.
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.
Three years (REMT and MCPIC); Two years (CPR)
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.
MINIMUM TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Students must be able to complete eLearning coursework on a computer that is able to use Adobe Flash Player and use one of the following browser versions: Internet Explorer 7.0 and above, Mozilla 3.5 and above, Google Chrome 1.0 and above, or Safari 4.0 and above.
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.
Non Residential - does not include food and lodging. Please note that the course does not run on weekends. Students should expect to spend at least one weekend on a clinical rotation.
Remote Medical Training HQ - Bellingham, WA
Remote Medical Training HQ is located in the Squalicum Lofts Business Park in Bellingham, WA. This facility has direct access to Squalicum Creek Park and the city of Bellingham’s vast trail network. The trail system allows access to water, beach and adverse terrain settings. The Bellingham facility has a large classroom, as well as space for conducting smaller breakout sessions. Squalicum Lofts provides the perfect location to conduct realistic training scenarios in an urban setting, while maintaining a remote and wilderness feel.