SOLO’s annual Geo Medic course open for 2016. Enroll now!

SOLO’s Geo Medic course dates are now set for February 20- February 29, 2016. We’d love to have you join this year’s class if you have a minimum of a Basic EMT prerequisite. If you are undecided about our Geo Medic offering, here is a great testimony from one student from our last course:   [...]

2017-05-21T22:03:57+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Courses, Misc, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOLO’s annual Geo Medic course open for 2016. Enroll now!


Now and again we hear great experiences reported by SOLO students applying their skills in various situations. We were happy to receive this recent report from a patient’s perspective and feel thankful that time was taken share this with us. If you have a SOLO related experience to report, we’d love to hear it! I [...]

2017-05-21T22:03:57+00:00 February 8th, 2014|Misc|Comments Off on FROM THE PATIENT’S PERSPECTIVE – A WFR TESTIMONY.

Non-Traditional Learners in Wilderness Medicine

By: Kelsey MacMillan This past weekend I had the opportunity to teach the Denmark Mountain Hikers’ group from the Denmark Congregational Church in Maine. The quote of the weekend that stuck with me was “My patient isn’t reliable; he’s telling me he’s 75.” The patient’s response, “No, really, I’m 75.” As someone with a background [...]

2017-05-21T22:03:57+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Misc|Comments Off on Non-Traditional Learners in Wilderness Medicine

Christmas at Northlands

Paul, one of the more hardened students from my Wilderness First Aid class, shrugged and wiped his eyes, his mouth twisting in what looked like heartfelt emotion. Whether it was sadness, happiness, or something else, I could not tell. It was my first year as Leadership Director for the Northlands Job Corps Center, and as [...]

2017-05-21T22:03:57+00:00 December 18th, 2013|Misc|Comments Off on Christmas at Northlands

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