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2017

Wilderness First Responder

Next Upcoming Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the SOLO course that is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers.

Location: CWC Jackson
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
240 S Glenwood Street, Suite 124
Jackson, WY

Admission: $725

Wilderness First Responder and BLS CPR will be held with Jackson Hole Outdoor Leadership Institute on Monday-Friday, May 15-26 (weekend off) from 9:00am-6:00pm daily. Registration is $725 per person. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the SOLO course that is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 72-hour course is perfect for anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who want a high level of wilderness medical training for extended personal backcountry trips or expedition. The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making. Certifications upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder and American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR.

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Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Thursday, May 25
  • Friday, May 26
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