Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFC) - Fall 2017

First Aid Course

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

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This Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFC) course is taught by instructors from Remote Medical International. It is intended for individuals holding  current (or within grace period) Wilderness First Responder / W-EMT (wilderness portion only) credentials in need of a renewal. Participants will be required to submit proof of existing certification prior to the start of the course. 

This course does not renew Wilderness First Aid or MOFA. 

Location:  Mountaineers Seattle Program Center, 7700 SAND POINT WAY NE, SEATTLE, WA 98115  Get directions.

Key Topics Covered: The WFC refreshes all Wilderness First Responder curriculum. 

Course Format: Non-residential; students responsible for food/lodging; 8am-5pm for 3 consecutive days.

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

Recertification Interval: 2 years (WFR, CPR)

Prerequisites: current WFR or REMT/WEMT (must be within 3 years of certification issue date)

When do I need to recertify?

  •  Wilderness First Responder certifications are valid for two years following completion of the course. Students with a two-year certification term from Remote Medical International have a one-year grace period to recertify. During the grace period, students are not considered valid providers.
  • Remote Medical International offers reciprocity with other remote and wilderness medical training companies. You can recertify with RMI if you took your original course from another organization upon pre-approval. Individuals who have been certified by another organization will receive a certification card from RMI upon successful completion of the WFR recertification course. 
Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

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