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Wilderness First Responder

This is the medical course that has become the standard for back country rangers, river guides, outdoor leaders, as well as N.O.L.S. and Outward Bound instructors. College Outdoors at Lewis & Clark College is sponsoring a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course for the tenth year now!  The course is taught by the Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) of NOLS.

 

More detailed course information:

Wilderness First Responder Course @ WMI

Wilderness First Responder Recertification Course @ WMI



November 2014 WFR-Recertification Course through WMI

Course dates November 21 - 23, 2014 
Fee

$250 for LC Students

$325 for the general public

What the fee covers Fee for this course covers tuition, books, and first aid materials for the scenarios. Students provide their own meals and lodging.
How often the course meets

This three day scenario-based course is designed as review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides wilderness medicine practitioners with current updates in the wilderness medicine field. This course may be used to recertify Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certifications.

How to register

Current LC Students/Staff: Registration for the WFR-Recert begins on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Non-LC: Registration begins on October 1, 2014

Please call our office at 503-768-7116 if you’d like to register.  Payment in full at the time of registration is required to secure your space.

   


January 2015 Wilderness First Responder Course through WMI

Course dates January 8 - 17, 2015
Fee

$595 for LC Students

$715 for the general public

What the fee covers Fee for this course covers tuition, books, and first aid materials for the scenarios. Students provide their own meals and lodging.
How often the course meets This 80-hour course will meet 8 to 12 hours per day over the scheduled days, with one day off to be scheduled by the instructor. (Class length may vary, due to outdoor scenarios and rescue training being taught.) We recommend you don’t have any other commitments while taking this course, as you will be busy!
How to register

Current LC Students/Staff: Registration for the WFR-Recert begins on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Non-LC: Registration begins on October 1, 2014

Please call our office at 503-768-7116 if you’d like to register. Payment in full at the time of registration is required to secure your space.

   


DON’T WAIT TOO LONG!

These courses are very popular and usually fill up early!
Be sure to register soon if you want a space.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call College Outdoors at (503) 768-7116. Or just stop by our office!