Recent Changes in CPR Guidelines

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique that is used to circulate blood when a person’s heart has stopped functioning. The American Heart Association (AHA) states that “Immediate CPR can double, or even triple, a victim’s chance of survival”. I…

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"Their knowledge greatly exceded my expectations in every regard…"

Donald Willis, a professional big game guide from Alaska, was a student in Remote Medical International’s recent Wilderness First Responder course held in Discovery Park in Seattle. Don was “seeking the most comprehensive wilderness class possible”, and enrolled in RMI’s…

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The Rescue: One WFR Student's Firsthand Account

Melina Coogan is a freelance writer and photographer, author of the blog The Wilder Coast, and a recent graduate of Remote Medical International’s Wilderness First Responder program. On day eight of the ten-day Wilderness First Responder course, WFR students participate…

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RMI to Host Two More WFR Courses in San Francisco

Students gather for an outdoor lecture during the January Wilderness First Responder Course. We’ve scheduled two more Wilderness First Responder (WFR) courses for 2011! Our decision to continue hosting courses at the Presidio was made easy by the overwhelmingly positive comments…

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Sponsor Profile: EarthCorps Hosts WFR Course in January

Remote Medical International is teaming up with EarthCorps this January to offer a Wilderness First Responder course from January 5th-14th. Since 1993 EarthCorps has been bringing young people from around the world to the Pacific Northwest to learn the necessary…

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Rain, Shine, or Snow

Medical emergencies don’t wait for better weather, so neither do we. All of our courses, from the WFA to the RMAP, include a significant hands-on component and we go outside no matter what. So bring your sun hat, raincoat, or…

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RMI Teams up with Planet Granite for Bay Area WFR

Remote Medical International is teaming up with Planet Granite to offer the Wilderness First Responder Training in San Francisco January 7-16, 2011. The Wilderness First Responder is the outdoor adventure and guiding industry standard for medical training, and RMI emphasizes…

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