State College University Park Airport is the local airport. There are multiple rental car dealers at the or near airport, Enterprise, Hertz, Etc. Most hotels offer airport shuttle service.
If flying or driving from outside of the local area please plan to arrive by the Thursday prior to the course.
Class will dismiss at 1700 on Sunday. We encourage those wishing to fly that flight arrangements be made to depart the Monday after class.
Payment in full is required to reserve your spot in the course. Tuition is non-transferable and is payable by check, credit card, PayPal or money order. Tuition covers class materials, course equipment, and certificate or certification cards. Sergeant Rescue is not obligated to allow any student to attend a course until the required payment and course registration materials are received and approved by Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting staff. Attendance for the entire course is required for NREMT refresher credit.
Cancelation, Withdraw & Refund Policy
If a student cancels or withdrawals from a course:
- If greater than or equal to 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, Sergeant Rescue will retain
a $55.00 administrative fee.
- If equal to or less that 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, tuition is non-refundable and
- Participants that cancel or withdraw from a course are still responsible for cancelation fees even if payment has not been sent or processed. (Applies if you cancel within 45 days of a course.)
A full refund will be given if we need to cancel the course for any reason.
Late Payment Policy
Participants that register and choose pay via company check or personal check must submit payment in a timely manner. Payment is due no later than 10 days after your registrations is submitted. If payment is not post marked prior to this date a late fee will be assessed. Late fees will either be invoiced separately or added to any outstanding balance.
- Initial late fee is $25.00
- An additional fee of $10.00 per day will also be assessed if payment is delayed past 14 days from registration and will be retroactive to the date of registration.
SRTC Student Agreement
(Including Assumption of Risks and Agreement of Release of Indemnity)
A SRTC Student Agreement will be signed prior to your successful completion of registration. Please sign it and read it carefully as it pertains to your legal rights. If you are a minor, a parent or guardian must sign the document as well. Without a signed document, you cannot participate in the course. SRTC participants, including minors, will have unsupervised free time throughout the course. Any activities during the free time are not part of the SRTC program and are at the sole risk of the participant.
Payment Plan Policy
If you register and select deposit only, you will automatically be enrolled in the course payment plan. Course payment plan does not apply to lodging fees. You will be invoiced via online payment options and payments will be spread out over two addition months.
Date: 1-3 Mar 2024
We are very excited to announce our 2024 offering of WLS:MP!
WLS:MP is designed for medical professionals of all levels (MD, EMT, PA, NP, RN, etc) that have an interest in expanding their knowledge of wilderness medicine pathology and enhancing their practical skills in a wilderness environment. WLS:MP courses are designed for all types of outdoor enthusiasts, from the casual day hike to the extended expedition.
During this Hybrid course, students will complete a online learning section that will open approximately 30 days prior to the course and then join us in-person to learn the latest wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evacuation. Our expert instructors employ a wide scope of teaching methods, balancing online didactic lectures with practical, hands-on skills and scenarios. Emphasis is placed not just on the materials learned, but the critical decision making skills surrounding effective backcountry medical management.
This fast paced and challenging course is designed for medical professionals who wish to begin to scratch the surface of practicing medicine in austere environments. This course provides a practical foundation in wilderness and austere care for medical professionals. The course will emphasize strong patient assessment techniques to make better treatment decisions in a resource limited environment. The participating provider is trained in methods to manage medical and traumatic incidents, as well best practices to treat urgent care complaints in the wilderness and during evacuation.
Topics of the course include:
- Animal, Insect, Arthropod, Marine Bites & Stings
- Dive Medicine
- Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Skin
- High Altitude Related Problems
- Hypothermia & Frostbite
- Infectious Disease
- Medical kits
- Medical Problems
- Moving an Injured Patient
- Patient Assessment
- Patient Packaging & Evacuation
- Submersion Injuries
- Water Disinfection & Purification
- Wound & Musculoskeletal Injuries Management
The course will have a required online training portion that must be completed before your arrival at the class. The remainder of the course time is spent in small groups or participating in hands on teaching sessions with mock victim scenarios.
Upon course completion, students will earn the WLS:MP certification, valid four years, and be eligible for up to 21.25 hours of Category 1 CME and Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship (FAWM) credit.
The life you might save is your own! Get prepared today!
"TRAINING FOR CHAOS"
Krislund Camp & Conference Center
189 Krislund Dr, Madisonburg PA
There are many great restaurants in the State College & Lock Haven areas, both local and chain. There are also multiple grocery stores within a 20 minute drive from the training area.
Lunch, water & coffee will be provided as part of the course tuition.
IMPORTANT DATE CHANGE!
Onsite lodging is available for this program. Lodging for the necessary time of the course is $150 for the weekend.
Lodging on site is bunkroom style. Those wishing to stay with us will need to bring a sleeping bag or bedding.
There are several hotels near State College within a 15-20 minute drive from the training site. Average cost per night is $100.00.