NOLS Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals - Cullowhee, NC


Enrollment Status: Waitlist Available
Sponsor Name: Landmark Learning, Inc.
Start Date: 10/26/2020
End Date: 10/30/2020
City: Cullowhee
State: NC


$ 795.00 - Tuition Only


Not included - town is 10 minutes from our base, with ample restaurants and grocery store options. Available for student use are two standard refrigerators, two microwaves, coffee pots and hot water urns, as well as three double-burner induction stoves with required magnetic pots/pans. Cups, plates, bowls, and silverware are also available for student use. Students will each have a cubby to use for dry food storage and use the three-sink system for washing/sanitizing at the end of meals.
UPSTREAM CAMPUS - LODGING ** Camping $75; Bunkhouse $125 ** Camping (bring your own gear) or bunk space (bring your sleeping bag and pillow) is available by reservation. These lodging options are located by foot, up the hill behind the Cane Creek Lodge. Campers are invited to use the showers in the Student Lounge area. Bunkhouses are 4 max to a room, and we assign by gender. Each room has its own bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. Each pair of rooms shares a common connecting space and covered front porch for downtime and community. Students may also opt to camp in their vehicles in the parking area. The camping fee applies, and they may use the campers' showers in the Lodge. No electric or water hookup is available. Arrival is from 12PM-5PM the day before the course starts for orientation and health screening. Housing assignments and the grounds orientation will be on the desk at the front of the classroom. If you cannot arrive by 5PM, you may arrive at 7:45AM on the first day of your course for health screening. Class begins promptly at 8AM. Students must be packed and moved out prior to 8AM on the last day of the course.
There are several shuttle services that are offered in the area with competitive pricing: Asheville Premier Transportation, 828-407-0221,; Van In Black, 800-903-2503,; Jackson County Transit, 828-586-0233, -- Another option is to coordinate a ride with another student. Contact Maury at 828-293-5384 to authorize the release of your contact information to other students in the course who may be interested in carpooling.
Other Pertinent Info:
The NOLS Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals is offered in combination with an EMT Intensive course. Students may elect to register for either course or both in succession, as space allows. The two courses together are recognized as a NOLS WEMT 3+1. To use Americorps vouchers, please contact the Landmark Learning office for specific directions. Continuing Education: This course is pre-approved for 48 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours by the State of Colorado and the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). Through joint sponsorship with the Wilderness Medical Society physicians may earn 43 hours of continuing education for participation in this course. Additional costs apply. Active members of the Wilderness Medical Society may earn up to 35.75 hours of credit towards a Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM). There is an additional fee of $15 for students requesting these credits. College Credit: 4 college credits are available through NOLS-affiliated universities and colleges. Inquire before your course begins.


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