Wilderness First Responder with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS

May 21 - 30

This challenging course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers and travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. It is an 80- hour curriculum that meets national standards for urban and extended care situations. Special topics include but are not limited to: wilderness wound management and infection, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision making. Certifications upon successful completion include: WMI Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and American Heart Association CPR. WFR is recognized by many governmental agencies, outdoor schools, and other institutions as advanced training for people whose jobs require them to operate in wilderness settings. All levels of previous training are welcome. The course fee includes instruction; all course materials including books and handouts, and all certification costs. Please note that the registration deadline is well in advance of the course. Please visit the National Outdoor Leadership School for more information about the Wilderness Medicine Institute and NOLS courses.

Days 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8 and 10: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 4: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Day 6: No class
Day 9: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Program Fee: 
$590 HSU Students • $640 All Others. You will be required to pay a 50% deposit to secure a space in the class.
Day and Time: 
See course description
Location: 
HSU Campus, Nelson Hall East 102 (Goodwin Forum)
Early Bird Discount: 
A discount of $20 will be given for those who register before April 5.
Registration Deadline: 
April 18 • Registration after this date is possible if there are spaces available.


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