In a Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course, you will learn valuable skills such as how to assess a patient for a spinal injury.
In a Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course, you will learn valuable skills such as how to assess a patient for a spinal injury.
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) students learn how to deal with dental emergencies in remote and wilderness environments.
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) students learn how to deal with dental emergencies in remote and wilderness environments.
Learn how to safely move patients over adverse terrain in a Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.
Learn how to safely move patients over adverse terrain in a Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) students learn valuable skills like assessing and monitoring patients' vital signs.
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) students learn valuable skills like assessing and monitoring patients' vital signs.
In addition to getting a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification, receive your Health Care Provider CPR & AED certification while learning oxygen administration, patient ventilation and airway management in a Remote Medical Training WFR course.
In addition to getting a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification, receive your Health Care Provider CPR & AED certification while learning oxygen administration, patient ventilation and airway management in a Remote Medical Training WFR course.
Going beyond bleeding control and learning proper wound management is an important skill taught in a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.
Going beyond bleeding control and learning proper wound management is an important skill taught in a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.
Learn how to improvise splints and manage orthopedic emergencies in a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.
Learn how to improvise splints and manage orthopedic emergencies in a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course.

WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER (WFR)

SKU: WFR0544
Regular price
$725.00
Sale price
$725.00
Quantity must be 1 or more

March 23-31, 2024
Bellingham, WA 

Certifications: WFR, CPR/AED 

Overview
The Wilderness First Responder certification is considered the standard medical certification for guides, outdoor educators, trip leaders, and anyone serving as the first point of professional care in remote areas. Through a hands-on exercises, this course builds skills and confidence needed to provide medical care when evacuation is hours or days away. The WFR includes short lectures, interactive labs, and realistic practice scenarios that train students to improvise with limited resources in remote environments.

Subjects Covered
Designed for the outdoor guide, Remote Site Team Lead, or Military Team Lead, the WFR includes a range of introductory medical skills and topics, including patient assessment, lifting and moving patients, cold and heat emergencies, altitude, immersion, submersion, lightning, legal considerations, and more. Students also learn how to effectively manage basic wounds, infection, shock, head injuries, spinal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, abdominal pain, metabolic and allergic reactions, and altered mental states, for up to eight hours until a higher level of care can arrive. This course is designed to prepare the student in leading and managing a group of individuals who are not medically trained or have basic medical knowledge to assist them in managing a complex patient.

Pre Requisites: 18 years or older

Duration: 9 days, 8am-5pm with a lunch break.*
*There is one required evening scenario

Certifications: WFR (RMT)

Recertification Interval: Three years for certification period

Text Books:
Wilderness First Responder Student Manual

Remote Medical Training HQ - Bellingham, WA
909 Squalicum Way, Suite 103

Remote Medical Training HQ is located in the Squalicum Lofts Business Park in Bellingham, WA. This facility has direct access to Squalicum Creek Park and the city of Bellingham’s vast trail network. The trail system allows access to water, beach and adverse terrain settings. The Bellingham facility has a large classroom, as well as space for conducting smaller breakout sessions. Squalicum Lofts provides the perfect location to conduct realistic training scenarios in an urban setting, while maintaining a remote and wilderness feel.