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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 Hybrid Recertification Course @ WMI



November 2016 WFR-Recertification Hybrid Course through WMI - at Lewis & Clark College

Course dates November 19 - 20, 2016 (2-days plus an online portion) 
Fee

$250 for LC Students

$335 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 hybrid format recertification course blends online learning with 2 days of scenarios. It 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

Student registration for the Hybrid WFR-Recert begins on Friday, September 2, 2016.

General public registration begins on Monday, October 3, 2016. 

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 2016 Wilderness First Responder Course through WMI  - at Lewis & Clark College

Course dates January 5 - 15, 2017 (10-days)
Fee

$595 for LC Students

$725 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

Student registration for the WFR begins on Friday, September 2, 2016.

General public registration begins on Friday, September 2, 2016. 

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 2016 Wilderness First Responder Course through WMI  - at Apopka-Kelly Park, Florida

Course dates January 5 - 14, 2017 (9-days)
Fee

Lewis & Clark and Eckerd College Student Rates:

  • $595 - Tuition Only
  • $645 - Tuition with Dorms (no meals included)
  • $845 - Tuition with Dorms and *Meals

General Public Rates:

  • $695 - Tuition Only
  • $765 - Tuition with Camping (no meals included)
  • $895 - Tuition with *Meals (for commuters)
  • $965 - Tuition with *Meals and Camping

*Group meals can accommodate omnivore and vegetarian diets. For vegan, gluten free, and other dietary restrictions please plan to bring your own food. Cost covers 3 meals/day: from dinner 1/4/17 through breakfast 1/14/17.

What the fee covers Fee for this course covers tuition, books, and first aid materials for the scenarios. Meals and lodging are available for additional cost as listed above.
How often the course meets This 80-hour course will meet 8 to 12 hours per day over the scheduled days. 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

Student registration for the WFR begins on Monday, June 20, 2016.

General public registration begins on Monday, June 20, 2016. 

Please call our office at 503-768-7117 if you’d like to register. We can accept checks payable to “Lewis and Clark College”.  We can hold your spot for 7 business days while we wait for your check to arrive.  We also accept credit card payments over the phone. A $100 deposit will hold your spot until November 4th

The balance of the full course fee is due by November 4th

   



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 or want to register, don’t hesitate to call College Outdoors at (503) 768-7116. Or just stop by our office!