Need to recertify or extend a current WMA certification?

We currently have two options for WMA students pursuing recertification: our in-person recertification courses, or our Online Certification Extension (OCE) courses to extend your current certification by 6 months. If you’ve already taken a WFR: OCE Part 2, we now have a Part 3!

In-Person Courses

Wilderness First Responder

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

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

The best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.

Open Recertification

Our Open Recertification course is open to graduates of any wilderness-based first aid training course that was at least 64 hours long and completed within 3 years of the proposed recertification option.

Want to Host a Course at your Location?

Become a WMA Host

We hold courses all over the world! Do you have a group of learners you want to train? We will send our seasoned instructors to your location. Learn more about hosting a WMA course here:

Cutting Edge Curriculum that is Practical and Proven

Wilderness Medical Associates International is an organization devoted to the development of remote and practical medicine. We are medical and rescue professionals, researchers, experienced educators, and advocates for healthcare in remote settings and hostile environments. Our cutting edge curriculum is overseen and continually revised by a committee of medical practitioners and has been taught on all seven continents.

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