Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Wilderness First Responder Recertification or WEMS upgrade course

Price: $560.00 per person.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Want to register and pay by check? Call Susan at 970-596-2999. 

The Wilderness First Responder Re-certification course is open to graduates of all wilderness medical training courses of 64 hours or longer with a current Wilderness First Responder certification.

This recertification course is incorporated into the 5-day WFR course. Recertification students attend days 3,4, and 5 of the the 5-day WFR course. It’s a great way to share ideas and information. Students are encourgaged to sign up two weeks in advance to begin the pre-course work.  Once signed up, a document will be sent to get you started on your recertification packet. Allow 10-20 hours to complete the pre-course work.

Important: If you are using this course to re-certify a WMA WEMT it is your responsibility to let us know when registering.

Prerequisites

Students must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this course. Students must have a current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification from WMA or another approved provider. Once registered, a review package will be sent to students and must completed prior to the start of the course.

Certification Received

  • Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification
  • CPR Certification (Adult CPR and AED training)

Re-certification Interval 

3 Years

COURSE DATES

Wilderness First Responder

Recertification 

April 22 – 24, 2024 – Marion, MT

May 3 – 5, 2024 – Marion, MT

May 17 – 19, 2024, – Marion, MT

Course Location

Marion Montana Fire Department

& Community Center 

180 Gopher Ln, MARION, MT, United States

 

Key Topics Covered

The WFR curriculum includes a broad range of medical skills and topics, including patient assessment, CPR, AED, and basic life support skills. Students also learn how to effectively manage respiratory and cardiac emergencies, shock, head injuries, altered mental states, wounds and burns, infection, musculoskeletal injuries, dislocations, spinal injuries, allergic reactions, toxins, stings, poisoning, environmental emergencies such as hypothermia, heat illness, lightning, drowning, submersion and medical emergencies such as severe asthma, abdominal pain, and diabetes. Significant emphasis is also placed on leadership, teamwork, communication, and long-term patient care. And more…

What to Bring?

You know what to bring. Most importantly, clothing and supplies to keep you protected from the elements. If you have an first aid kit, plan to show us what you carry.

Cancellation Policy

For all courses that are canceled more than 60 days from the course start date a full refund minus $100 registration fee will be provided.

For cancellations less than 60 days, but more than 4 weeks from course start date students receive a 50% refund.

For cancellations less than 4 weeks from the course start date, there is no refund.

 

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