Wilderness first aid (WFA) is a course for everyone planning a remote high adventure, ranging from lay responders to medical professionals. It focuses on prevention, assessment, and treatment for an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician or rapid transport is not readily available.
This course is a two or two and a half day introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two or two and a half days and is approved for 1 college credit through the University of Utah and 0.5 college credit through Western Colorado University.
Additionally, a 16-hour course is available which results in a Wilderness First Aid certification.
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This Wilderness First Aid course is a two or two and a half day introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two or two and a half days. It is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner. The course is approved for 1 college credit through the University of Utah and 0.5 college credit through Western Colorado University, and meets the American Camp Association 2012 Standards and the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid training requirements.
Wilderness First Aid - NOLS
If you work in a wilderness setting, enjoy outdoor activities or recreation opportunities, this 16-hour course is for you! Instruction will take place in classrooms and outdoor settings regardless of weather. Course completion results in a Wilderness First Aid certification.
Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI
Wilderness First Aid 16 hour training that covers environmental, medical, and traumatic injuries with a focus on inclusive care and rescue, patient, and bystander mental health. Students have the option…
Wilderness First Aid — The Colorado Mountain Club