Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting


Course policies

Registration & Policies

Tuition for the course is $650.00, and a deposit of $250.00 is required to reserve a spot in the course. Tuition balance is due 45 days out from the course. Tuition is non-transferable and is payable by check, credit card, PayPal or cash. Tuition covers textbooks, syllabus, course equipment, and certification cards. SRTC is not obligated to allow any student to attend a course until SRTC paperwork has been received, reviewed and approved by SRTC.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

 If a student cancels out of the course or withdraws from a course:

-  If greater than or equal to 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, Sergeant Rescue will also retain a $75.00 site cancelation fee.

-  Within 45 days of the course start date, tuition or deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

-  Lodging fees are 100% refundable for any cancelation prior to 45 days before the course start date. (If applicable)

-  Within 45 days lodging fees will not be non-refundable and non-transferable. (If applicable)

-  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 is retroactive to the date of registration.

- Late fee policy applies to payment plan participants monthly payments and general course tuition.

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 any lodging fees. You will be invoiced via online payment options and payments will be spread out over two addition months.

29 Nov 21 - Day 1


Wilderness vs. Urban Medicine

Wilderness Patient Assessment Techniques


Spinal Injuries & Treatments
Field Spinal Assessment
Wounds & Management

30 Nov 21 - Day 2

9:00am - 7:00pm

Chest Injuries
Head Trauma

Burn Care

Infection Control

Fractures & Dislocation Management

Athletic Injuries

1 Dec 21 - Day 3

12:00pm - 10:00pm

Cold Weather Injuries & Emergencies

Heat & Hot Weather Emergencies

Altitude Illness

Bites & Stings

Wilderness Emergency Scenarios

Basic Navigation

Search and Rescue & Wilderness Rescue

Travel Arrangements

State College University Park Airport is nearby and transportation to and from the airport can be made available if requested for a $35.00 Fee. Only transportation to and from State College Airport will be available. 

The airport also has a rental car agency on site. (Enterprise, Hertz, National)


If flying or driving please plan to arrive before Sunday night. 


Class will dismiss at 1700 on the Friday of the course. We encourage those wishing to fly that flight arrangements be made to depart Tuesday mornings of the class. 


Coffee and water will be available all day! A full kitchen and fridge are available in the lodge.  

There are many great restaurants in the area, both local and chain as dinner options.  


Lodging is available on site! Lodging is bunk style in a communal bunkroom. Lodging is $40 a night. You will need to bring your own linens or a sleeping bag and pillow.  


There are several great hotels and bed and breakfasts in the area. There are also several local campground areas available as well. Room average rate locally is $100 per night. 


Wilderness Medical Responder 

Course Location

Krislund Camp & Conference Center

189 Krislund Drive, Madisonburg PA 16852

​​​Course Dates: 29 November - 3 December 2021

Cost: $650.00

Minimum Age:  16 years old

Are you a member of a local Search and Rescue team, Ski Patrol unit member, Emergency Medical Technician, or do you spend long periods of time hunting, camping or adventuring in the outdoors?

Then please join us for our Wilderness Medical Responder training course!

The Wilderness Medical Responder course is designed to teach those that are medical professionals, responders to rural or wilderness environments, and or trip leaders how to protect your clients and communities while working with or within an organized EMS structure. This course teaches the skills necessary to assess, treat and care for patients or clients in the back country setting. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patient scenarios will reinforce learning and challenge skills known and learned. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions.

Graduates of this course that possesses a current EMS certification (EMT/ PARAMEDIC) will receive their Wilderness EMT credential upon successful completion of the course. Those that do not possess a current EMS certification will receive a Wilderness First Responder Credential upon successful completion of this course. Our course is registered with NASAR and students will receiver both a SRTC completion and NASAR qualification.

FAWM credit through the Wilderness Medical Society are also available on request for an additional fee. For more information about becoming a Wilderness Fellow or obtaining credits, please contact us at (Credit hours to be awarded TBA Soon)

Late Registration Starts 15 Sep 2021. Course fee will increase to $725.00 per student after that date if seats are available to facilitate rush order of supplies or individual course materials.


- CPR Card

2 Dec 21 - Day 4

9:00am - 6:00pm

Cardiac Emergencies

Diabetic Emergencies & Management

Medical, Legal & Ethical Issues

Submersion & Drowning

Leadership & Teamwork in the Wilderness

Blood Bourne & Transmittable Diseases

3 Dec 21 - Day 5

9:00am - 5:00pm

Urinary & Reproductive Issues

Neurological Emergencies

Respiratory Emergencies


Abdominal Emergencies

Mental Health