Wilderness Medicine

The Leaders in Wilderness Medicine

NOC is the Southeastern home of Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities. SOLO's expertise and NOC's unique campus on the Nantahala River and the Appalachian Trail creates the premier venue for wilderness medicine training. By placing an emphasis on hands-on, outdoor learning and real-life scenarios, SOLO Southeast prepares students to effectively address outdoor emergencies. Industry-recognized certifications include Wilderness First Aid (WFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Wilderness EMT (WEMT), and more. SOLO Southeast students receive discounts on meals and basecamp lodging during their stay. Please call for more details.

Outdoor School Courses

ASHI CPR and AED Certification Course

Duration: 2 Hours

Price Per Person: $40.00

Dates: January-December, 2018

Location: Bryson City, NC - Atlanta, GA

Learn to effectively administer aid following cardiac arrest. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is required for all outdoor professionals. Learn More

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification Course

Duration: 2 Days

Price Per Person: $190.00

Dates: January-December 2018

Location: Bryson City, NC

This 16-hour Wilderness First Aid class teaches you basic backcountry emergency management skills. Learn More

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification Course - Atlanta

Duration: 2 Days

Price Per Person: $200.00

Dates: March-August, October-November, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA

This 16-hour WIlderness First Aid class teaches you basic backcountry emergency management skills. Learn More

WFA-AWFA Bridge Course

Duration: 2-Days

Price Per Person: $190

Dates: 2019 Dates Coming Soon

Location: Bryson City, NC

This course is designed for people who currently hold a Wilderness First Aid certification and want to upgrade to an Advanced Wilderness First Aid certification. Learn More

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA) Certification Course

Duration: 4 Days

Price Per Person: $360.00

Dates: 2019 Dates Coming Soon

Location: Bryson City, NC

This intensive 32-hour AWFA course provides in-depth information and skills for medical emergencies in the backcountry. Learn More

AWFA-WFR Bridge Course

Duration: 4-Days

Price Per Person: $586.60

Dates: 2019 Dates Coming Soon

Location: Bryson City, NC

This course is designed for people who currently hold an Advanced Wilderness First Aid certification and want to upgrade to a WFR certification. Learn More

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification and Recertification Courses

Duration: 8-9 Days/2-Day Recertification

Price Per Person: $720/$240

Dates: January - December, 2018

Location: Bryson City, NC

SOLO's WFR course teaches you to make smart medical and evacuation decisions in remote wilderness locations. Learn More

Wilderness EMT Intensive / EMT Basic / Wilderness Module

Duration: WEMT: 26-Days / EMT-Basic: 21-Days / Wilderness Module: 5-Days

Price Per Person: WEMT: $2,700 / EMT-Basic: $2,000 / Wilderness Module: $700

Dates: September 16-October 12, 2018

Location: Bryson City, NC

The 26-day intensive Wilderness EMT combines the standard EMT curriculum with a Wilderness Module teaching wilderness protocols. Learn More

Advanced Wilderness Module for Healthcare Professionals

Duration: 5 Days

Price Per Person: $700

Dates: December 12-16, 2018

Location: Bryson City, NC

The highest certification in Wilderness Medicine. Gain advanced search and rescue, backcountry medicine and wound management skills. Learn More

WEMT/NREMT Recertification

Duration: 3 Days

Price Per Person: $365

Dates: November 3-5, 2018

This class is designed for the thousands of Wilderness EMT’s who need to certify their National Registry EMT AND their WEMT in one class. Learn More