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WFR RECERTIFICATION (WFC)

SKU: WFC7019

November 15-17, 2019
Seattle Mountaineers Program Center
Seattle, WA

Certifications: WFR, ECSI Health Care Provider CPR/AED, ‘Wilderness’ Certification (for current EMTs only)

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WFR Recertification Mountaineers Member price: $300

NOTE: Mountaineers Member pricing is available to those with an annual Mountaineers membership, which is verified upon registration. Individuals who are registering as “public” will need to become a “Guest Adult” member, which is free and instructions are available at www.mountaineers.org/membership.

Wilderness First Responders and Wilderness EMTs are required to recertify every two to three years. The WFC is offered in a three-day format including CPR for the Healthcare Provider. This course reviews principles and skills learned in WFR and WEMT program, updates students on curriculum changes, and reviews medical scenarios in remote environments. Please note that food and lodging are not provided for WFC courses.

COURSE DURATION:

3 days onsite

CERTIFICATIONS RECEIVED:

Wilderness First Responder (WFR), CPR for the Healthcare Provider, ‘Wilderness’ Certification (for current EMTs only)

RECERTIFICATION INTERVAL:

3 years (WFR); 2 years (CPR)

PREREQUISITES:

Current WFR or REMT/WEMT (must be within 3 years of certification issue date); 18+ years old.

KEY TOPICS COVERED:

The WFC refreshes Wilderness First Responder curriculum, including legal considerations, patient assessment, lifting and moving patients, altitude, immersion, submersion, lightning, and altered mental states. The course curriculum also educates students on how to successfully manage shock, head injuries, wounds, infection, musculoskeletal and spinal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, abdominal pain, metabolic and allergic reactions, cold and heat emergencies, and more.

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