Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education

Hours of credit for Wilderness Medical Associates courses:


Wilderness First Responder: 70 hours

Wilderness EMS Upgrade: 45 hours

WALS: 36 hours

Offshore Emergency Medicine: 36 hours

Recertification: 27 hours


CAPCE credit is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and most state’s EMS credentialing authorities. Please check with your state EMS office for confirmation.

To those in the field...

Medical Officer, Ltd. is based in Crested Butte, Colorado USA and is an Instructor Sponsor of programs certified by Wilderness Medical Associates International.