Do you have a group that’s interested in the medical field or looking to gain practical first-aid skills? We have wilderness first aid and wilderness first responder courses taught by outdoor medical professionals. In these programs you will come home with a certification from Wilderness Medical Associates and have practiced your skills in local communities and outdoor settings. We also have programs like our Introduction to Public Health in the Dominican Republic that go beyond medical skills and dive into politics, environment, social issues, health indicators, and other factors that relate to the health of a society.
Earn an internationally-recognised Wilderness First Aid certification through Wilderness Medical Associates while enjoying the legendary amenities of the Rustic Pathways Ricefields Service Base. Learn how health care works in a rural context and gain valuable experience assisting with service projects designed to provide support for community health projects in the area.
Work alongside health care professionals on high-impact public health projects across the Dominican Republic. Explore the diverse regions of this beautiful Caribbean island while immersing yourself in local culture and practicing your Spanish in a health care setting. Identify health needs of rural, urban, wealthy, and impoverished communities and help develop meaningful public service initiatives. Earn your Wilderness First Aid certification and apply your new skills to helping communities in need.