SOEI Outdoor Pursuits is partnering with Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA) to host an eight-day Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course, the definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders. The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary. The course is taught by professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience.
This course will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in 169 Larson-Juhl Center for Science and the Environment on the Northland College campus in Ashland, Wisconsin. Lunch is not included.
This course is open to anyone age sixteen or older, including Northland College students, faculty, and staff, as well as to the public. Your course fee covers all instruction and course materials.
Registration has closed. We hope you can join us for a future program!