3 days onsite
Wilderness First Responder (WFR), CPR for the Healthcare Provider, ‘Wilderness’ Certification (for current EMTs only)
3 years (WFR); 2 years (CPR)
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.