Wilderness First Responder

Course Info:

Date:

3/8/2014 - 3/16/2014

Cost:

Early Registration $650; After January 24, 2014 $700

Location:

Macomb, IL 61455 - United States

Course Materials

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Host:

Western Illinois University

Contact Info:

Mindy Pheiffer
309-833-5798
hf-campus@wiu.edu

Course Description:


Summary

The definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders.

The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.

Directions

Available at www.wiu.edu/hfc

Room and Board:


Lodging

Tuition includes lodging in the cabins at Horn Field Campus, WFR site location. Each cabin has a sleeping area with multiple bunk beds and its own restrooms/showers. 
Not included in tuition is lodging at local hotels. Visit www.makeitmacomb.com for hotel information.

Food

Various fast food and casual dining restaurants. Use of kitchen is included in tuition.

Instructors:


 Instructor NameLocationCertifications
Gavin Dawson Gavin Dawson

Colorado

WEMT

Robin Nesbeda Robin Nesbeda

Maine

WEMT

Registration:

Registration for this Event is closed.