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Wilderness Emergency Medical Services

at Vermilion Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 13
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIOA Certified

About this Program

The Wilderness Emergency Medical Services program trains participants to be part of the nation's Emergency Medical System. A wilderness emphasis is placed on the following areas of study: scene control, patient assessment, triage, use of standard equipment, transport concerns, legalities, and physiological theory related to medical and trauma situations. Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification requires skill test competencies, 70% passing scores on all sections of the National Registry Exam, and fee payments.

Program Locations

  • Vermilion Community College 55731
Vermilion Community College
1900 E. Camp St. Ely, MN 55731 Toll-Free: (800) 657-3608 Local: (218) 365-7200 TTY: (800) 627-3529

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