Wilderness First Aid (WFA) - 2024

First Aid Course

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Multi-part hybrid WFA course (online study + in person skills session + final exam). The date for the in-person practical is Saturday April 27, 2024 at the Kitsap Program Center.


This course is being prioritized for the Kitsap Basic Alpine Climbing and Scramble courses.  Please do not register until after MARCH 1, 2024 if you are not part of these courses.

This Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification course is delivered in a hybrid format, with an online component, a practical hands-on training component, and a final assessment.

Part One: Online Learning: 
Once you sign up, you are all set.  About two weeks out from the hands-on, in-person meeting, you will receive a link to start your online learning.   All lectures are video-based and the course can be taken at your own pace as long as you finish by the deadline. Review as many times as necessary. 
*If you have not received the link to start online portion within two week of the hands on portion of course, check your spam then email me.

Part Two: Hands-On Practical Training (In-Person at Kitsap Program Center) - Saturday April 27, 2024 from 0800-1700. 
The practical training focuses on the hands-on skills necessary to gain certification and is coordinated by a Base Medical Certified Instructor.

Part Three: Final Assessment
The Final Assessment is conducted online after the practical training and includes the final exam. The final exam must be passed with an 80% or higher. 

Note: Once course is paid there is no refund. Money is paid to base medical per person to gain access to online portion of learning.

If you have any questions about the course, please contact the course leader,  Gretchen Ta  - gretchen.ta@gmail.com

Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Hands-On portion of WFA
Mountaineers Kitsap Program Center
Sat, Apr 27, 2024
Registration closes Apr 20
16 participants
2 instructors
Required Equipment

This course is a mixture of inside and outside experiences. You may be asked to sit or lay on the ground as part of a practice scenario.  Additionally, stage make-up (moulage) is used to represent injuries.  Please wear comfortable clothing that can get dirty!  Below is a list of items recommended for this course:

Pen/Pencil and notepad

First Aid Kit

Gear and clothing appropriate for varying weather.

Gear and clothing appropriate the the activity you participate in with the Mountaineers.

Water bottle, snacks, lunch, coffee mug, etc.

Sit pad, outdoor chair, closed-cell foam pad. 

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.