Wilderness First Aid (WFA)


Wilderness First Aid (WFA) - Online Classroom

An all virtual 16 hour Wilderness First Aid Class through a new provider, Base Medical. This will qualify for Scrambling and Climbing students graduation requirement for First Aid. First preference will go to Olympia students needing the course to graduate.

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Course consists of approximately 8 hours of self directed virtual class room and another 8 hours of "Practicum" by Zoom instruction on Saturday, May 1.  You will need a partner to practice with in person on this day, who would not necessarily be taking the course themselves.  Should your Partner also be in the class, please contact me as we can then expand the class past the limit of 6 students.  Please keep current COVID precautions in mind- these partners should be among your personal pod members.

The Mountaineers is partnering with Base Medical to offer a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course.  This iteration of WFA is a fully remote course consisting of approximately 8 hours of online work including an online final exam.  The online course work must be completed prior to the live online practical session.  The final exam must be completed and passed with a score of 80% or higher within seven days of completing the practical portion of the course. 

Course Details

  • You will receive an email with a link to the online course work. Online course work must be complete prior to the practical session on [date].
  • The live online practical session of this course will be held  via Zoom from 8 AM to 5 PM on May 1.  More information about the practical course will be sent via email closer to the course date. 
  • The online final exam must be completed (80% to pass).


participants will earn:

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Computer or other device to access online course work.
    • Connection to high-speed internet and a device with a speaker and camera for remote practical session.
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