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Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness First Responder Certification Course

JANUARY 3 to 7, 2018

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

We are offering a hybrid course that requires home study and testing prior to attending a five-day practical session. More information about Hybrid DLP courses

A collaboration between The Wilderness Medicine Training Center (WMTC) and the Outdoor Program.

Open Registration: August 1st, 2017
Registration Deadline: December 17th, 2017
Location: Student Recreation Center – Boise State University
Fees: BSU REC Member: $595 early registration (before November 21st, 2017) / $635 late registration
BSU REC NON- member (General Public): $650 early registration (before November 21st, 2017) / $680 late registration

Wilderness First Responder is the industry standard for wilderness medical training and is designed specifically to provide you with the tools to make critical emergency care and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Course topics include, but are not limited to: trauma: wound management, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques; environmental: allergies, hypo & hyperthermia; medical: gastrointestinal, infections, cardiac and respiratory conditions, patient monitoring and long-term management and care. The course is taught in a hands-on manner with an emphasis being placed on planning, prevention, and decision-making. Please contact the Outdoor Program if you would like more information. 208-426-1946

Current EMTs can also register for our WEMT module to upgrade their urban EMT to a Wilderness EMT (WEMT); while the practical session is the same for both WFRs and WEMTs, the WEMT website and tests contain more detailed anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology and WEMTs are held to a higher level of mastery during the practical session.

To Sign up please call 208-426-1946 – Outdoor Rental Center

1pm to 7pm – Closed Wednesday and Sunday