WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER

SAturday, August 4 – Sunday, August 12, 2018

The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course will help you prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. At the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.

To Register:

Email: Mike@BarefootLuxury.com

Phone: +1 (508) 631-4971

Course Pricing

 

COURSE ONLY: $798 USD

BUNK: $1,090 USD

PRIVATE ROOM: $1,534 USD

ECO CABIN: $1,688 USD

LOG CABIN: $1,796 USD

DELUXE ECO CABIN: $1,894 USD

*Lab Fee is due 30 days before the course start date. This is non-refundable and non-transferable upon payment

*Tuition is due 30 days before the course start date

*Application Fee is due at the time of application. This is non-refundable and non-transferrable upon payment

Course Logistics

MEALS

Breakfast is available daily with lodging.

LODGING/CAMPING

Bunkhouse lodging, private rooms, private cabin available upon request.

General Information

COURSE LENGTH

80 hours | 9-10 days

PREREQUISITES

None.

RECOMMENDED FOR

Backcountry guides, canoe trip leaders, private expedition groups, college/university outdoor education programs, hiking club trip leaders, wilderness therapeutic programs, EMT’s and adventure race safety personnel

Certifications Received

  • NOLS Wilderness First Responder certification
  • NOLS Adult & Child CPR certification

*Currently certified EMT’s may receive WEMT certification instead of WFR.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • This course is pre-approved for 70 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours (CEH) by the CAPCE (formerly CECBEMS).
  • Active members of the Wilderness Medical Society may earn up to 59.5 hours of credit towards a Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM). There is an additional fee of $15 for students requesting these credits.
  • This course is approved by the United States Coast Guard to satisfy the first aid and CPR training requirements [46 CFR 11.205(e)(1)(i) &46 CFR 11.205(e)(2)(iv)] for a merchant mariner license.