Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine
The Fellowship is open to all medical professional from EMT and higher.
The College of Remote and Offshore Medicine Foundation offers three courses that are accredited by the WMS for earning FAWM credits.
- Delegates can earn up to 29.75 points
- Delegates can earn up to 34 points
Remote Medical Life Support course
- Delegates can earn up to 24 points
To become a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine, a candidate must accumulate a minimum of 100 total credits according to the following table through participation in eligible, credit-scored activities and accumulation of relevant experience:
Candidates must complete a minimum of 55 to a maximum of 70 credits from the list of required topics and earn a minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10 credits from the elective topics. So the total credits earned towards the core curriculum total is 60-80. To reward candidates credit for Wilderness Medical Experience other than attendance at reviewed events, completion of the Experience Report provides up to 40 credits. Each candidate must accumulate at least 20 credits from the Experience Report. The report reflects the candidate’s experience in the following six categories:
- Board Certification & Conference Attendance
- Publishing & Research
- Volunteer Teaching
- Public Service
- Service to WMS