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SOLO Presentation

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Emma Vautour

on 4 November 2012

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dedicated to wilderness medicine and outdoor leadership training Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities Emma Vautour
Steve Frankenfield SOLO Frank Hubbell (EMT) and Lee Frizzell (Educator)

Frank’s frustration with the lack of an appropriate “wilderness” standard for medicine led to the creation of one of the first wilderness emergency medicine courses in the country. 1976 Wilderness First Responder

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid Afloat

Wilderness EMT Certifications Started WMI

Publishes Wilderness Medicine Newsletter

Offers College Credit

Offers Continuing Education Credit SOLO Also... Employ full time Instructors

SOLO: Conway, NH

SOLO Southeast: Bryson City, NC

SOLO Colorado: Avon, CO
(Apex Mountain School) SOLO Schools high level of wilderness medical training for extended personal backcountry trips or expeditions

certification is good for 3 years

Offered all over U.S. (and Costa Rica)

$895 (less than 1 month) WFR a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups

meets the ACA guidelines

certification is good for 2 years

$160 (two days) WFA different from regular SOLO WFA course - topics have been adapted to be applicable in a water-based environment

certification is good for 2 years

$160 (tuition only) WFAA for professional medical personnel on fire departments, rescue squads, and ambulance crews, especially those working far from definitive care

SOLO WEMT certification 2 years
AHA CPR certification for 2 years
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification

WEMT $2995 (1+ month) WEMT Leaders and professionals in adventure and outdoor education planning on spending extended amounts of time in the wilderness (especially on east coast) WHO? To learn how to successfully and appropriately handle accidents and emergencies in the wilderness

Nationally recognized, centered on east coast

Other Countries like ... Ghana, Nepal, Zambia, Bahamas, Kenya, Haiti… Why Take a SOLO Course? Website: http://www.soloschools.com


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