WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER COURSE
Sponsored by Alaska Wild Med and the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS
DATES: March 8 – 17, 2013
LOCATION: Talkeetna, AK
Essential for anyone who spends significant time in remote places or who has a professional career in the outdoors, the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course will prepare you to make difficult medical decisions. This course is fast-paced and engaging. You'll spend half your time outside of the classroom doing hands-on skills and realistic scenarios. In addition to scenarios, you'll participate in a full-scale night mock rescue.
WMI's curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics including long-term patient care, wound management, straightening angulated fractures, reducing dislocations, litter packaging and administering medications. You'll complete this course with the tools and confidence to manage patients in the backcountry for multiple days.
Dynamic educators who have practiced both wilderness and urban medicine will teach you the intensive 80-hour curriculum which is nationally recognized and supported by the Wilderness Medicine Institute's Medical Advisory Panel. This 10-day course is ideal for all professionals operating in remote environments. Adult/child CPR and FBAO certification is included. The WFR course is pre-approved for 70 hours of EMT CEU’s by CECBEMS.
A deposit of $300.00 is required to reserve a space in the course. Tuition balance is due no later than the first day of the course. Payments may be made via check, with driver’s license number, Visa/MasterCard via Paypal or cash. The tuition fee covers textbooks, syllabus, equipment and certifications. WMI is not obligated to allow any student to attend a course until all WMI paperwork has been received, reviewed and approved by WMI. A full refund will be given if we are forced to cancel the course for any reason.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
If a student cancels or withdraws from a course:
· Before Feb 6, 2013 sponsor will retain a $35.00 administrative fee.
· On or after Feb 6, 2013, deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
· Once the course has begun, tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.