Wilderness Rescue Medicine — High Country

20–23 November 2024

4 days training in high country rescue and emergency responses

Wilderness Rescue Medicine — Marine

30 July - 3 August 2025

5 days training in marine rescue and emergency responses

Welcome to RescueMED

RescueMED provides consultancy, training and response medical services in austere environments and wilderness areas in Australia and New Zealand.

Wilderness Rescue Medicine

21–25 May 2024

Bay of Fires, Tasmania

Wilderness Life Support : Medical Professional (WLS:MP)

2–5 December 2024

Mt Buller, Victoria

Wilderness Rescue Medicine — Canyon

14–18 October 2024

5 days training in canyon rescue and emergency responses


RescueMED provides professional development for doctors, nurses, and paramedics who want to enhance their skills in remote or wilderness environments. 

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RescueMED offers customised consultancy services. We have a track record of providing services to Monash University for their  Graduate Diploma of Emergency Health (Aeromedical and Retrieval) program. 

Contact us to discuss your needs and find the best solution together!


RescueMED is enhancing our response capacity to provide specialized first aid services in remote or austere environments. If you require first aid support in a wilderness setting, RescueMed is eager to explore the possibilities with you.

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Training Dates

RescueMed Training Introduction

WRM: Marine
Fiordland, New Zealand
30 July – 3 August 2025
Expressions of Interest Sought

We are gathering expressions of interest from medical professionals (Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, and First Responders) interested in attending WRM:Marine in New Zealand.

Should there be sufficient interest all those who have registered will be notified and will have the opportunity to confirm their registration and pay. Dates and venue are subject to change.

More information on WRM:Marine training

About RescueMed

RescueMED, founded and operated by Kerryn Wratt, a Critical Care Flight Paramedic and remote area practitioner, delivers high-quality medical care services in remote, wilderness, and austere environments.

Our services include provision of the Wilderness Life Support: Medical Professional courses internationally and developing the new Wilderness Rescue Medicine Course right here in Australasia.

Kerryn Wratt brings extensive experience in providing medical care in remote and wilderness settings. With over 21 years of work in ground and air ambulance services in Australia and New Zealand, Kerryn has a special interest in formal medical response systems for austere environments. In 2020, he completed his Fellowship of Wilderness Medicine and received the Warren D Bowman Award from the Wilderness Medicine Society in 2021. Currently, Kerryn serves as the founding President of the Australasian Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society.

Kerryn is fortunate to work closely with a highly skilled team to provide an exceptional learning experience for medical and outdoor professionals seeking to push their boundaries into the wilderness! If there is something we can do for you please don’t hesitate to ask!


RescueMED brings the internationally renowned Wilderness Life Support: Medical Professional course to Australia.

Feel free to contact us to discuss your needs.

RescueMed and the Training Courses and Professional Development we provide are accredited by:
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