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Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine is an industry leader in professional first aid practices, remote medicine, rescue and outdoor safety courses.

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Our courses are offered to the public through our partners  Yamnuska Mountain Adventures and the U of C Outdoor Centre. All of our courses are available for private bookings, let our highly experienced and professional instructors ensure that your employees get tailored instruction fit their needs.

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Upcoming Public Courses

Apr 13 – Apr 24 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This course is designed for wilderness professionals- guides and leaders, those who are going on extended and remote expeditions, or those wishing to work as professional ski patrollers in Alberta. This intense 10 day program involves a high level of commitment from the learner.  With its advanced standing by Alberta WH&S graduates can work as “first aid attendants” with in Alberta. Course Runs Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:0pm
Apr 18 – Apr 20 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
This intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Saturday, Sunday, Monday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Apr 20 – Apr 24 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This is a recertification course for individuals who have already taken the Advanced Adventure Medic Course. Course Dates are Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Apr 25 – May 4 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
This course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 
May 2 – May 10 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Days TBA
The Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios. Course Days as Follows: Saturday & Sunday …Read More
May 7 – May 10 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This is a recertification course for individuals who have taken the Adventure Medic Course in the past. Course dates are as follows: Thursday – 6:00pm – 10:00pm Saturday – 9:00am – 5:00pm Field Day Sunday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
May 9 – May 11 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
This intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm
May 9 all-day Local River TBA
Gain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and …Read More
May 10 all-day Local River TBA
Gain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and …Read More
May 19 – May 24 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KB180, Field Day TBA
An ideal course for the back country enthusiast and weekend warriors! This course is not appropriate or adequate for trip leaders, instructors or those undertaking extended travel in remote areas. Tuesday/Thursday Evenings – 6pm – 10pm Saturday – 9:00am – 5pm Sunday – 9:00am – 5pm Field Day
May 19 – May 24 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This is a recertification course for individuals who have already taken the Remote Responder Course. The course will run on two evenings and one weekend day. Tuesday/Thursday – 6:00pm – 9:00pm Sunday – 9:00am – 5:00pm Field Day
May 19 – May 28 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
This course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 
May 20 – May 24 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB 180
Learn why emergency situations develop, how to assess priorities, how to work through the emergency scenario and how to pro-actively avoid these situations in the first place. The format is one evening class and a weekend overnight field trip. Wednesday  18:00 – 22:00 Saturday 13:00 – Sunday 09:00
May 29 – May 31 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
Friday Evening – 6pm – 10pm Saturday & Sunday – 8:30am – 5pm. Mornings are devoted to lectures and quizzes. Afternoons are devoted to practical hands-on sessions.
Jun 1 – Jun 5 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Days TBA
The Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios. Course Days as Follows: Monday to Friday – …Read More
Jun 3 – Jun 5 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This is a recertification course for individuals who have taken the Adventure Medic Course in the past. Course dates are as follows: Wednesday – Friday: 09:00 – 17:00
Jun 4 – Jun 6 all-day Strathcona Tweedsmuir School
This intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. This is a privately run course with professionals from Strathcona Tweedsmuir School which has been opened up for public attendance. The course runs during the three consecutive days from 830-430.
Jun 5 – Jun 6 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
If you don’t have much time and you don’t need a certificate, this is a great course for you! This practical 12 hour course looks at potential injuries and emergencies that may arise during your backcountry adventure and focuses on how to manage them effectively.  Note: This is a practical, non certified course Friday 18:00-22:00 Saturday 09:00-17:00
Jun 6 all-day Local River TBA
Gain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and …Read More
Jun 7 all-day Local River TBA
Gain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and …Read More
Jun 17 – Jun 21 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Days TBA
The Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios. Course Days as Follows: Wednesday to Sunday – …Read More
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This is a recertification course for individuals who have taken the Adventure Medic Course in the past. Course dates are as follows: Friday – Sunday: 09:00 – 17:00
Jul 11 all-day Local River TBA
Gain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and …Read More
Jul 12 all-day Local River TBA
Gain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and …Read More
Jul 18 – Jul 26 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
  This course is designed to raise your current level of certification to one appropriate for guides and leaders, for those who are going on extended and remote expeditions, or for those wishing to work as professional ski patrollers in Alberta.  This intense 5 day program involves a high level of commitment from the learner. Current Adventure Medic or equivalent 40 hour Wilderness First Aid certification is required. Certification must be …Read More
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
Friday Evening – 6pm – 10pm Saturday & Sunday – 8:30am – 5pm. Mornings are devoted to lectures and quizzes. Afternoons are devoted to practical hands-on sessions.
Sep 16 – Sep 25 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
This course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 
Sep 19 – Sep 27 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Days TBA
The Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios. Course Days as Follows: Saturday & Sunday …Read More
Sep 24 – Sep 27 all-day U of C Outdoor Centre KNB180, Field Day TBA
This is a recertification course for individuals who have taken the Adventure Medic Course in the past. Course dates are as follows: Thursday 18:00-22:00, Saturday – Sunday: 09:00 – 17:00
Sep 26 – Sep 28 all-day Yamnuska Head Office
This intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm