Medical Courses

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Two-day course • $220.00

 

WFA provides the first aid principles and skills to respond to emergencies and to give care in areas and situations where access to Emergency Medical Service (EMS) resources may be delayed by hours.  This includes wilderness and remote environments, as well as urban environments experiencing natural or man-made disasters. WFA is a dynamic, hands-on, skills-based course using a mix of classroom instruction and realistic outdoor teaching scenarios tailored to the training audience.  MORE curriculum and two-year certification.

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

(Starting Spring 2022)

Blended Learning course • $550.00

 

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) instruction provides comprehensive first aid principles and skills to respond to emergencies and to give care in wilderness and remote environments and situations where access to Emergency Medical Service (EMS) resources may be delayed by hours to days. This course is for anyone who recreates, volunteers, or works professionally in austere outdoor settings. WFR begins with self-paced independent learning and online work, including tests and other requirements, whose completion is necessary for progression within the curriculum.  This is followed by 4 intense days and nights of practical hands-on instruction, including CPR/AED necessary for certification.  Like WFA, WFR uses dynamic, hands-on, skills-based teaching with a mix of classroom instruction and realistic outdoor teaching scenarios tailored to the training audience. There are no prerequisites for successful participation in WFR instruction; although WFA is recommended.   MORE curriculum and two-year certification plus two-year American Red Cross CPR/AED certification.   

CPR/AED

3 hours • $65.00

 

American Red Cross curriculum and two-year  certification taught through blended learning format.   Class can cover Adults only, or include children and infants as desired by client.  1 hour of on-line work followed by two hours of hands-on skill development and testing.   Usually presented in conjunction with other First Aid, WFA, or WFR courses; but may be delivered as stand alone class.  

"Front Country" First Aid and CPR/AED

8 hours • $95.00

 

First aid in an urban setting where early access to EMS is assured.  MORE curriculum and two-year certification.  CPR/AED portion as outlined above with American Red Cross two-year certification.  First aid uses blend of classroom instruction and hands-on skill development and scenario based training tailored to client needs.  American Red Cross First Aid certification is an option.