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Wilderness First Responder

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The Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) of National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Wilderness First Responder training program is a nationally recognized program that trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings. The 80-hour curriculum includes standards for urban and extended care situations. Special topics include but are not limited to: wound management and infection, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making, not the memorization of lists. Upon successful completion of practical and written exams you will receive a two-year WMI of NOLS Wilderness First Responder certification and a two-year Adult Heartsaver CPR certification.

Photo Credit: Lena Conlan/WMI of NOLS

To register call 503.797.4661 or email

Available Sessions

Dates Location Member/Non-member

Wilderness First Responder

Start Date Feb 15, 2016
End Date Feb 24, 2016
Start and End Times The course runs from 8am-5pm daily, with two evening sessions.
Duration 10 days
Location Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Member/Non-Member $610/$660, Plus $270 Food & Lodging Option
Check In The first day of camp is at 7:30am at Camp Hancock. Attendees may arrive the evening before.
Check Out Check-out on the final day of camp is at 5pm.

You are responsible for providing your own transportation to and from camp.

Catalog Number 96WFR215