Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

This course is designed for the outdoor enthusiast, trip leader, raft guide, or land agency field staff who want more than what an urban first aid course provides. The WFA is a great introduction to wilderness medicine and basic life support skills. This training focuses on prevention, assessment, and treatment of environmental illnesses, recognizing and stabilizing life threats caused by trauma, and calling for a rescue in the event of a wilderness emergency.

Hours: 16 

Length:  2-3 Days

Certifications: CPR, WAT, WFA

Prerequisite: None

Credits: College credits are available when registering for a course sponsored by an institution of higher education.

CEU: None

OVERVIEW OF COURSE CONTENT

  • Urban vs Wilderness Medicine
  • Intro To Wilderness Recreation Law & Liability
  • Basic Wilderness Medicine Guidelines
  • Intro To Wilderness Risk Management
  • Patient Assessment
  • Basic Life Support
  • Basic Traumatic Injuries
  • Red Flag Backcountry Medical Problems
  • Wilderness Anaphylaxis Training
  • Basic Environmental Medicine
  • Intro To Backcountry Communication Devices
  • Basic Documentation
  • Basics Of Calling A Rescue
 
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Wilderness First Aid (WFA)   (Course Overview)

DateCourseLocationOrganizationFormatCostRegister

2021-10-10 08:00:00Oct 10 - Oct 11, 2021

WFA Moab, UTColorado Outward Bound School - SWPTraditional
$24500Info

2021-10-14 08:00:00Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2021

WFA Capitol Reef Field Station - Torrey, UTUtah Valley UniversityTraditional
$24500Info

2021-10-17 08:00:00Oct 17 - Oct 18, 2021

WFA Leadville, COColorado Outward Bound School - RMPTraditional
$24500Info

2021-10-23 08:00:00Oct 23 - Oct 24, 2021

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$24500Info

2021-10-30 08:00:00Oct 30 - Oct 31, 2021

WFA Lakewood, COWarren Tech CentralTraditional
$24500Info

2021-11-20 08:00:00Nov 20 - Nov 21, 2021

WFA Tucson, AZUniversity of Arizona - ORTraditional
$32500Info

2021-11-20 08:00:00Nov 20 - Nov 21, 2021

WWMP WFA (All Women's Course) Golden, COSheJumpsTraditional
$24500Info

2021-11-23 08:00:00Nov 23 - Nov 24, 2021

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$24500Info

2021-12-03 00:00:00Dec 3 - Dec 5, 2021

WFA for Winter Backcountry Users - St. Paul Hut, CO. Glenwood Springs, COColorado Mountain College – Spring Valley CampusTraditional
$28500Info

2021-12-06 08:00:00Dec 6 - Dec 7, 2021

WFA for Winter Backcountry Users Leadville, COFreightTraditional
$28500Register

2022-01-14 08:00:00Jan 14 - Jan 15, 2022

WFA Aspen, COBuddy ProgramTraditional
$25000Info

2022-01-14 20:00:00Jan 14 - Jan 15, 2022

WFA Aspen, COBuddy ProgramTraditional
$25000Info

2022-01-15 08:00:00Jan 15 - Jan 16, 2022

WFA Aspen, COBuddy ProgramTraditional
$25000Info

2022-01-22 00:00:00Jan 22 - Jan 23, 2022

WFA for Winter Backcountry Users Leadville, COFreightTraditional
$28500Register

2022-02-05 08:00:00Feb 5 - Feb 6, 2022

WFA Tucson, AZUniversity of Arizona - ORTraditional
$25000Info

2022-02-14 00:00:00Feb 14 - Feb 15, 2022

WFA for Winter Backcountry Users Leadville, COFreightTraditional
$28500Register

2022-03-19 08:00:00Mar 19 - Mar 20, 2022

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-03-26 08:00:00Mar 26 - Mar 27, 2022

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-04-09 08:00:00Apr 9 - Apr 10, 2022

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-04-23 08:00:00Apr 23 - Apr 24, 2022

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-05-07 08:00:00May 7 - May 8, 2022

WFA Tucson, AZUniversity of Arizona - ORTraditional
$25000Info

2022-05-21 08:00:00May 21 - May 22, 2022

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$25000Info