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Earlham College
Outdoor Education Office:
Dennis 212

Wilderness First Responder

wfr_zoeCreated to provide outdoor leaders with the knowledge needed to deal with crises in remote settings, WFR is an 80-hour certification course that meets all DOT national standards for First Responder with additional protocols for extended care situations. The curriculum includes protocols for patient assessment, extended care, and wilderness rescue. (2 credits)  

For Credit Application: to apply for WFR for credit, register during Spring course registration or contact the Registrar's office. Please note that the WFA/WFR Recertify course is not credit eligible.

General Application: to apply outside of college registration (i.e. for no credit) please use our EVENTBRITE site: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wilderness-first-aid-and-wilderness-first-responder-course-cpr-tickets-52371197662 Email wilderness@earlham.edu for a discount code if you are an Earlham affiliate.

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) takes place during the first 10 days of May Term and is taught by Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO), a globally recognized wilderness medicine school.  New participants can receive their WFR certification and past participants can re-certify during the first 2 wfr_umblesdays of the course.

2019 Course Dates:

WFA/WFR-recert + CPR: May 13-14, 2019
Cost: $225
Cost for Earlham affiliate: $185

Full WFR + CPR: May 13-21, 2019
Cost: $625
Cost for Earlham affiliate: $575

All course days will begin at 8 am and end around 5 pm.

Please email wilderness@earlham.edu or call 765-983-1476 for further registration details.

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