Wilderness First Responder

(WFR- 80 hours, 7 days)

If you’re serious about the outdoors, this is the class for you. The Wilderness First Responder is considered the ‘gold standard’ in wilderness medicine. This course is 80 hours of skill sessions, hands-on training, and practical scenarios. Designed specifically to prepare you to provide advanced emergency care, this is perfect for those leading groups in a wilderness setting.


Course Topics

Identifying life threatening injuries Patient Evaluation and Assessment Vital signs, Physical Exam, and Patient History Traumatic Injuries Bleeding and shock Spinal and Head Injuries Cardio-thoracic Trauma Fractures, Sprains, and Dislocations

Medical Emergencies Breathing Emergencies, Heart Attack, and Stroke Bites, Stings and Allergic Reactions Lightning and Drowning Altitude Illnesses and Emergencies Environmental Emergencies (Heat, Cold, Lightning, Drowning) Back-country Survival and Long-Term Patient Care Group Management and Evacuation


WFR courses are eligible for EMT Refresher hours.


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Wilderness First Responder (WFR): $795.00

WFR Re-certification: $235

All courses include course materials and certificates.

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