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WFR Recertification

March 3-5, 2017

Seattle, WA

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WFR Recertification

April 22-24, 2017

Bellingham, WA

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WFR Recertification

May 27-29, 2017

Bellingham, WA

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WFR Recertification

October 7-9, 2017

Bellingham, WA

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WFR Recertification

November 10-12, 2017

Seattle, WA

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The Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFC) course fulfills all educational requirements to recertify a Wilderness First Responder (WFR).

Through a hands-on and scenario-based approach, this course offers the skills and confidence needed to make informed medical decisions when definitive care is hours away. The WFC includes short lectures, interactive labs, and realistic practice scenarios that help students master the central concepts of remote medicine and effectively respond to an emergency if necessary.

Course Information:


Course Duration:

3 days

Certifications Received:

Wilderness First Responder (WFR), CPR for the Healthcare Provider, ‘Wilderness’ Certification (for current EMTs only)

Recertification Interval:

2 years (WFR, CPR)

Prerequisites:

Current WFR or REMT/WEMT (must be within 3 years of certification issue date); 18+ years old or parent/guardian permission

Accompanying Medical Kits:

Any of our basic level medical kits would complement this course and give students the tools necessary to utilize their new medical skills. View kits here.

Key Topics Covered:

The WFC refreshes Wilderness First Responder curriculum, including legal considerations, patient assessment, lifting and moving patients, altitude, immersion, submersion, lightning, and altered mental states. The course curriculum also educates students on how to successfully manage shock, head injuries, wounds, infection, musculoskeletal and spinal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, abdominal pain, metabolic and allergic reactions, cold and heat emergencies, and more. For more information, download the course outline.

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