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Wilderness First Responder

If you work or recreate in the outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable, our 9-10 day Wilderness First Responder course is for you! It is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers.


Upon completion, you will be able to conduct a thorough physical exam, obtain a patient history, assess vital signs, provide emergency care in the wilderness, and make crucial evacuation decisions.


You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold, or hot environments!



  • Wilderness First Responder

  • Epinephrine Auto-injector

  • Adult, Child, Infant CPR, AED, and Airway Management.


Continuing Education

This course is pre-approved for 70 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).


This course has been approved for Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) credits through the Wilderness Medical Society. Actual credits awarded depend on personal credit needs and history. 


Academic Credit 

This course is approved for 3 college credits through the University of Utah and 3 college credits through Western Colorado University.

Course Schedule

Course Overview

Other Courses Offered:
Wilderness First Aid 

Wilderness Advanced First Aid
Hybrid WFR
Hybrid recertification
Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professional

Contact us for a customized program for your organization.

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