Wilderness First Aid and Herbal First Aid
Importance of Wilderness First Aid What is the definition of Wilderness First Aid? Answer: Being an hour or more from higher medical care (i.e. clinic, emergency room, etc.). Wilderness first aid skills are traditionally thought to be essential for any outdoor adventurer. This is certainly true, but as the COVID pandemic and any natural disaster […]
Understanding cGMP, the FDA and Herbs
What Is GMP and why do I need to know anything about it if I work with herbs? GMP, or Good Manufacturing Practices, is a system of processes, procedures, and documentation that ensures manufacturing products such as food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals are consistently produced and controlled by established quality standards. This is important to understand […]
Learning about herbs, Part 1: Educational Goals
What are your herbal goals? Before talking about different methods of learning and gaining experience with herbal medicine, let’s talk about what possibilities exist for you and your goals in this path. What would you like to do with your herbal education and experience? Teach? Practice Clinical Herbalism? Open and run an herb store? Make […]
Baby nurse, in the wild.
Written by Suchil Coffman. About five years ago, I took Steve Pehrson’s Austere Trauma course at our school, and it hooked me. With no medical background behind me, I found myself fascinated by the oft-repeated phrase, “what would you do when there is NO higher care?” I learned about sterile fields, and worked my way […]
A Letter from Suchil
Hello everyone, This is the week that Sam and I hit the road! For almost two years, we have been putting in a plan to move up to Taos, New Mexico to set up our second and full-time clinic, new home, and brand new campus with an expanded clinical, apothecary, and austere programs. A huge […]
2021 Holiday Gift Guide for the Herbal Medic
1. First Aid Kit for the prepper – Shop Here 2. Calm and Comfort formula for the overworked – Shop Here 3. Botanical Salve for the gardener – Shop Here 4. Getting back on your feet care package for the “new year, new me” friend – Shop Here 5. The Herbal Medic Book for the […]
2022 Upcoming Courses
Herbal Management for Acute Viral Infections – Starts 1/6 This 3-week online course is filled with information, case studies and experience that will help you understand how to prepare for and deal with a wide variety of acute viral infections. Botanical Functional Medicine – Starts 1/3 This class is taught by Dr. Kyla Helm (MD) […]
Winter storm course update
Hello everyone, We hope you are safe and warm. The winter storm that blew through our country this past weekend was intense, and so many found themselves without water and power, adequate resources and sub-freezing temperatures. Many are now reeling from the storm with serious property damage and still no utilities during winter conditions. Here […]
Prepare Yourself for Anything.
One can never be prepared enough to handle disaster or austere emergencies. We have several courses coming up soon that will have you ready to take charge and control emergency situations safely and effectively. Want to bundle and save? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the list of courses you’d like to take and we’ll create […]
Don’t miss these Winter 2021 classes!
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