Created 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 (coming soon). Email email@example.com 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 days of the course.
2021 Course Dates:
WFA/WFR-recert + CPR: May 10-11, 2021
Cost for Earlham affiliate: $195
Full WFR + CPR: May 10-18, 2021
Cost for Earlham affiliate: $595
All course days will begin at 8 am and end around 5 pm.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 765-983-1790 for further registration details.