Survival Perspective Wilderness Survival, Aircrew, and Land Navigation
Courses are taught by eight retired US Air Force Pararescuemen who
each have over 26 years of field experience in five (5) environments:
Jungle, desert, arctic, mountain, and water (sea/coastal). In
addition, each instructor has over 10,000 logged aircrew hours in
fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Survival Perspective
instructors have extensive personal experience in the actual rescue
and recovery of downed aircrew/personnel both civilian and military
around the world. All Survival Perspective course instructors
meet all requirements of educational degrees in rescue and survival,
occupational education, courseware development and teaching
The Aircrew Survival Course meets Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
(CAMTS) Survival Certification requirements for both fixed and rotary wing aircraft aircrews.
All Survival Perspective Survival and Land Navigation Courrses are approved by the
State of New Mexico for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) continuing education credit (ce) for EMTs.
Nursing CE credit pending
Survival Perspective can meet your Survival and Land Navigation
training requirements. to include both college accredited and
non-accredited courses as well as Aircrew Survival training for fixed
and rotary wing aircraft crews. In addition, courses can be designed, modified or
tailored to individual, group or organizational needs.
Wilderness Medicine, International & Improvisional Medicine course. This course accepts Phase 3
medical students from the University of New Mexico, plus a maximum of
ten externs per year, or twenty total for the course. Physicians and
residents may also participate. The Wilderness Medicine, International & Improvisional Medicine
course does not replicate the variety of courses that send you out into the
wilderness for weeks: Albuquerque New Mexico is a geographic location that lends
itself to close daytrips for climbing, skiing, biking, diving, and
whitewater experiences. Two (2) days are allocated to practicing basic wilderness survival and land
navigation skills, which are taught by Survival Perspective instructors. There will also be several overnight
campouts. On other nights, participants will be in the University of New Mexico Emergency Department, where procedures (IV
lines, wound care, orthopedic procedures, and other various procedures commensurate with skill level) will be done; each participant will
spend 16 hours in these endeavors.
Survival Perspective offers (2) day "Introduction to Wilderness Survival" Courses specifically
tailored to met the needs of hunters, campers, fisherman or people who have the possibility of becoming
lost or stranded in remote areas during the performance of their job, such as, BLM officers, gas line
workers, and Game and Fish employees.
Survival Perspective offers 8 week Survival and Land Navigation Courses that are especially suited
to meet the needs of individuals who want more in-depth survival and navigation training. These courses
meet all requirements and standards for high school Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine ROTC, as well as Civil
Air Patrol cadet survival and land navigation requirements.