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Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

CURRENTLY SCHEDULED FOR SELF-STUDY + 2 IN-PERSON CLASS DAYS April 24-25. COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS MAY CHANGE THIS FORMAT TO ADD VIRTUAL SESSIONS  AND LIMITED IN-PERSON TRAINING  DURING THE DATES LISTED

The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification is considered the minimum standard for outdoor professionals working as guides, trip leaders, and outdoor educators; the course is also recommended for individual adventurers venturing beyond the realm of quick and easy 911 access.

This  course is taught by instructors from Remote Medical Training. For more information on Remote Medical Training and the course, see their website. Note: This instance of the H-WFR does not include the NREMT Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification.

Location of classroom portion:  Mountaineers Seattle Program Center, 7700 SAND POINT WAY NE, SEATTLE, WA 98115  Get directions. Additional evening location may be nearby rather than immediately onsite; exact location and meeting time will be specified during class. 

Key Topics Covered: The WFR covers 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.

Certifications Received: Wilderness First Responder (WFR), CPR (Emergency Safety Care Institute)

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

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