Remote Medical International Instructor Christina ThompsonAs a full-time Remote Medical International instructor, Christina Thompson has taught courses in Washington, Oregon, Michigan, the Bahamas, as well as for U.S. Special Forces.

Having performed over 100 rescues throughout U.S. National Parks as a climbing and park ranger, Christina Thompson has real-world experience applying remote medical techniques.

Christina holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Michigan and has received three Positive Contribution Awards from the National Parks Service. Her specialties include trauma management, rope rescue and rigging, and wilderness survival. She enjoys continually learning new skills from her fellow instructors and students.

In her free time, Christina enjoys:

  • Alpine climbing throughout the world
  • Backcountry skiing in the Cascades
  • Writing and performing music in her hometown of Leavenworth, WA
  • Creating a permaculture homestead


  • Wilderness/Remote Emergency Medical Technician
  • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) – Basic
  • Medical Person in Charge (MPIC)
  • Short Haul Rescue Technician (National Park Service)
  • Technical Rescue Technician (National Park Service)
  • Search and Rescue Technician Type II (National Park Service)
  • Helicopter Crew Member (National Park Service)
  • Wildland FireFighter Red Card
  • American Heart Association CPR
  • Rigging For Rescue
  • Swiftwater Rescue
  • Avalanche Level I
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Leave No Trace Master Trainer

Remote Medical International specializes in remote and tactical training medicine courses. Fortified by the ongoing experience of our medical support division, we focus our curriculum on the skills and topics that matter most. From basic first aid to advanced life support training, your personnel will learn from cutting-edge case studies and proven techniques that are applicable to remote locations across the globe. Please visit our course description pages for more information or contact us at