stuart face shot 2As a full-time instructor for Remote Medical International, Jonah Manning has shared his knowledge of remote medicine from the United States to Nepal.

With a background that includes working as an ER and Rescue Technician as well as sailing solo around the world and thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, our instructor, Jonah Manning, has an experiential understanding of remote medical procedures. 

Jonah has a B.A. from the University of Montana and has received a Lifesaver Award from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department and a Tip of the Spear Award from Everett Mountain Rescue for his contributions to a rescue on Mount Stuart. He loves teaching students skills they can use to make a positive impact in their community, including decision making, risk and hazard assessment, and leadership.

In his free time, Jonah enjoys:

  • Being in the mountains
  • Skiing in rugged landscapes
  • Long trail runs
  • Climbing in far-flung places


  • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT)
  • Washington State Senior EMS Instructor
  • Medical Care Person In Charge (MPIC)
  • CPR For Healthcare Providers
  • AIARE Level 1 & 2 (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Rescue Education)
  • SPRAT 1 (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians)

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