Marine Medical Training

Offshore Emergency Medicine®

This popular seminar is now in its 20th year, offering intensive medical training for cruisers and racing sailors operating out of range of rapid rescue and medical assistance. The program includes approximately 12 hours of pre-course reading, study, and on-line testing followed by three days of on-site training. There are no medical training prerequisites, but basic first aid and CPR is recommended. Certification is awarded by Wilderness Medical Associates International, and earns 36 hours CME from CECBEMS.

Read the Blue Water Sailing article about this course: Emergency Medicine for the Largest Wilderness by Jill Dubler.


OEM: Offshore Emergency Medicine
20 - 23 April 2017, Paraty, RJ, Brazil

Instructions for pre-course study will be sent to you by email. The required textbook is Wilderness and Rescue Medicine 6th Edition, by Jeffrey Isaac, PA-C and David Johnson, MD and may be purchased in print form from the WMA Bookstore. The digital version of the book is available for download on Amazon Kindle. You should plan to complete the assigned reading and on-line test before arrival.


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Instructor: David Johnson, MD


Price: $2,200.00

To those in the field...

Medical Officer, Ltd. is based in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and is an Instructor Sponsor of Wilderness Medical Associates courses in Crested Butte, Denver, Durango, Moab and beyond. We are also retailers for Conterra products and our own custom medical kits.