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Wilderness First Responder Certification Course

Wilderness First Responder Certification Course

Date and Time

Monday, December 17, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location

  • Field House » 170C - Climbing Center

Description

Dates:

December 15th- 19th;  8am-6pm

 

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) offered by Wilderness Medical Associates is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, Search and Rescue (SAR) team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments. The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation. and 45 hours of in-class instruction. 

 

Certification

All eligible students who successfully complete the course will receive Wilderness First Responder, Anaphylaxis, and Healthcare Provider level CPR certifications. The CPR course is based on the 2015 ILCOR/AHA guidelines.  All WMA certifications remain valid for three years. The course is registered for 70 hours of continuing education credit through the CAPCE.

Prerequisites

Once registered, you will recieve the course ID number and password to access the online pre-course materials four weeks prior to the first day of the course. Students must be at least 18 years old to participate in the 5-Day WFR course.  No previous medical training is required.

Costs

Varies by Affiliation. 

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Contact

Kaileigh Hennard
Outdoor Adventure Coordinator 
brammeka@GVSU.edu
 

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Recurring:

This event also occurred on 12/15/2018, 12/16/2018, 12/18/2018 and 12/19/2018

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