Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Our Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 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

Training: 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)

DateCourseLocationProviderFormatCostRegister

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

WFA Monticello, UTCanyon Country Youth CorpsTraditional
$25000Info

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

WFA Logan, UTUtah State University - OPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-01 08:00:00Jun 1 - Jun 2, 2022

WFA West Glacier, MTGreat Northern Whitewater Raft & ResortTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-01 08:00:00Jun 1 - Jun 2, 2022

WFA Flagstaff, AZArizona Conservation CorpsTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-02 08:00:00Jun 2 - Jun 3, 2022

WFA Moab, UTUtah Conservation Corps - MoabTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-03 08:00:00Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2022

WFA Gallatin Gateway, MTGeyser Whitewater ExpeditionsTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-03 09:00:00Jun 3 - Jun 10, 2022

WFA Buena Vista, COElevateHerTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-04 08:00:00Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2022

WFA Missoula, MTMissoula Parks and RecreationTraditional
$25000Register

2022-06-04 08:00:00Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2022

WFA Cedar City, UTUtah Conservation Corps – Cedar CityTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-06 08:00:00Jun 6 - Jun 7, 2022

WFA Missoula, MTMissoula Parks and RecreationTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-14 08:00:00Jun 14 - Jun 16, 2022

WFA Nome, AKNorthwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center (NACTEC)Traditional
$26500Info

2022-06-14 08:00:00Jun 14 - Jun 16, 2022

WFA Tucson, AZTucson Audubon SocietyTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-18 08:00:00Jun 18 - Jun 19, 2022

WFA Eagle, COEagle County Forest ServiceTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-20 00:00:00Jun 20 - Jun 21, 2022

WFA Leadville, CODesert Mountain MedicineTraditional
$25000Register

2022-06-20 08:00:00Jun 20 - Jun 21, 2022

WFA Minturn, COWhite River National ForestTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-23 08:00:00Jun 23 - Jun 24, 2022

WFA Rifle, COWhite River National ForestTraditional
$25000Info

2022-06-24 08:00:00Jun 24 - Jun 25, 2022

WFA Ogden, UTWeber State UniversityTraditional
$25000Register

2022-06-28 08:00:00Jun 28 - Jun 29, 2022

WFA Gustavus, AKTidelines InstituteTraditional
$26500Info

2022-07-13 20:00:00Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2022

WFA Tucson, AZUniversity of Arizona - ORTraditional
$25000Info

2022-07-29 08:00:00Jul 29 - Jul 30, 2022

WFA Pagosa Springs, CODesert Mountain MedicineTraditional
$25000Info

2022-09-04 08:00:00Sep 4 - Sep 5, 2022

WFA Capitol Reef Field Station - Torrey, UTUtah Valley UniversityTraditional
$25000Info

2022-09-10 08:00:00Sep 10 - Sep 11, 2022

WFA Leadville, COColorado Outward Bound School - RMPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-09-12 08:00:00Sep 12 - Sep 13, 2022

WFA Leadville, COColorado Outward Bound School - RMPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-09-21 08:00:00Sep 21 - Sep 22, 2022

WFA Moab, UTColorado Outward Bound School - SWPTraditional
$25000Info

2022-10-08 08:00:00Oct 8 - Oct 9, 2022

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