Wilderness First Responder (WFR) at The Campus Recreation Center
January 7-14, 2017
The WFR course is 8-days long and takes an in-depth look at responding to medical issues and emergencies in the wilderness context. Instructors teach participants standards and skills in dealing with: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies in the wilderness context. The course includes practical application scenarios. Take it to the next wilderness medical level and get certified. No medical experience required.
- Fees: Student - $500 / Non-Student - $550.
- Lodging: A number of hotels are available in the area and can be found through a simple google search. Housing in the Campus Recreation Center is available at a cost of $100 for the duration of the course. Participants will be sleeping 'camp' style, on mats and sleeping bags in a fitness studio. Food is not provided. There is a kitchenette in the facility with a refrigerator, dishes, cabinet storage, a microwave, and toaster that will be accessible to participants. A visit to a local grocery store will be arranged for those staying overnight. Participants who choose this option will also have access to the recreation center facilities for the duration of their stay (including locker rooms, showers, sauna, gyms, weight room, racquetball court, and fitness equipment).
- Forms and Details: Please see the course details sheet.
- Registration: Register at CRC welcome desk or register online.
Instructed by SOLO Wilderness Medicine.
Contact: Kevin Soleil with any questions at 978-934-1932