Medical Courses

Medical Courses

We all need to know what to do when something goes wrong; whether it is in a remote river canyon, Forest Service Road or far in the back country. Our wilderness medical classes are focused on giving you hands on skills and knowledge so that you can make educated decisions and know what to do when confronted with a wilderness setting emergency. Come learn in a realistic environment that is supportive, educational and fun!

Wilderness First Aid

This 16-24 hour course focuses on good basic life support techniques as well as environmental issues that arise in the wilderness. The class is mostly hands on skills with the use of scenarios and labs.

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Wilderness Advanced First Aid

This 45 hour course is designed for outdoor professionals who guide multi-day trips or work in remote areas. WAFA students leave with a solid understanding of wilderness medicine.


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Wilderness First Responder

This 72-80 course focuses on developing skills for treating problems when outside the “golden hour” of first response, under extreme conditions or forced to improvise. It is based on the protocols set by the Wilderness Medical Society.

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Wilderness First Responder – Recert

Current Wilderness First Responders can recertify through this 24 hour hands on, skills and scenario based course. We accept any current card from WMI, WMA, WMTC, SOLO, and DMM.

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Wilderness & Urban Disaster First Responder

This course encompasses all that the Wilderness First Responder Course does, but with the additional focus on Urban Disasters. We will look at incidents such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other disasters that communities are faced with.

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