Wilderness First Responder

Sunday/M/T/Th/F/Saturday 1/8–1/17 — 8:00am–5:00pm
Location: Main Building on Main Campus


14 seats available

Instructor/Presenter: Greg Gaskin
Blended class; this is the non-credit version of the credit class OLP 210.

Trains students to the nationally recognized standards of emergency medical care in remote backcountry environments for certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR), the industry standard for professional outdoor leaders, guides, camp counselors, rangers and ski patrollers. Topics include environmental emergencies, soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, response and assessment, and rescue basics. The course includes classroom lessons and in-the-field hands-on experience and practice with simulated wilderness emergencies. Successful completion of the course will include WFR and CPR certifications. Must be 18 or older. Cost of class includes books, equipment & supplies. Pre-requisites: OLP 120 (Wilderness Medical Preparedness and Rescue) or equivalent. Requires permission of OLP Program Coordinator.

This workshop has pre-requisites and/or requires permission of the instructor.