Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Recertification 2020

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Recertification 2020

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Recertification 2020

Event Details

Dec 11, 2020 05:00 PM to
Dec 14, 2020 05:00 PM
North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Single Accommodations
Cost with no Lodging
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This course is presented in 24 hours over three days. Typically, mornings are devoted to lectures, discussions and quizzes, with afternoons devoted to outdoor practical skills and scenarios. Evenings are reserved for study and assignments. Expect rescue scenarios with made-up victims and simulated wounds to prepare you for backcountry emergencies. Sessions may be videotaped for enhanced learning.

Day 1: 8 hours – Introduction/Registration; Review Study Packet, Patient Assessment System, Basic Life Support (including BLS/Healthcare Provider-level CPR), Circulatory System, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Lifts, Moves and Extrications, PAS Drills

Day 2: 8 hours – Musculoskeletal, Dislocations, Spine Management, Wounds and Burns, PAS Drills, Splints I – Extremities, Splints II – Spines, Simulation

Day 3: 8 hours – Allergies and Anaphylaxis, Environmental Injuries, PAS Drills, Simulation, Final Testing, Conclusion

The three-day Open Recertification course may be used as a WFR recertification option for those with a current WMA International or other qualifying WFR. Only WMA International graduates are eligible to use this course as a WEMT recertification. For the WEMT recertification to be valid, WEMTs must have either a current license or certificate as an EMT-B or higher. Contact us for more details.

Within three years, graduates of this course may recertify by taking the Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Bridge (WAFA to WFR), or repeating this course.

*In consideration of the ongoing pandemic, all lodging is designated as single occupancy. Those wishing to share a room with a household member may request a shared room

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