One-Day Review

Prior to enrolling in a course, please review our Functional Position Description. The criteria set forth in this document allows students to self-assess their ability to meet the demands of both a WMAI course as well as the demands of a certified wilderness medical provider in the field.

Hybrid WFR Recertification

Hybrid WFR Recertification Courses are divided up into two components. A self-paced, asynchronous e-learning module is followed by two days (16+ hours) of in-person instruction. The e-learning module takes a minimum of 12 hours and reviews foundational concepts and then prompts individualized review based on pre-assessment scores. Some students may need to spend up to… Read more »

Two-Day Recertification

The Two-Day Recertification course can be used to recertify a Wilderness Medical Associates’ Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness EMS certification. Prior to enrolling in a course, please review our Functional Position Description. The criteria set forth in this document allows students to self-assess their ability to meet the demands of both a WMAI course as well as… Read more »

Bridge (WAFA to WFR)

The WAFA to WFR Bridge course upgrades the Wilderness Advanced First Aid to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) in 4 days. This course must be taken within 3 years of receiving the WMA International WAFA certification or an equivalent from another provider. The WFR is the definitive medical training course for all outdoor professionals and enthusiasts. This course may be used as a… Read more »

Wilderness Advanced First Aid

An entry-level course designed for professionals working in significantly remote settings for days or weeks.  Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other training that are oriented toward urban environments.… Read more »

Wilderness First Responder

The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the ideal medical training for outdoor educators, wilderness guides, members of the military, professional search and rescue teams, wildland firefighters, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The course provides essential training in wilderness medicine, leadership, and critical thinking for professionals and leaders working and traveling in outdoor,… Read more »

WFR Recertification

The WFR Recertification course is designed to recertify and refresh current Wilderness First Responders. Students will review essential skills, wilderness protocols, and will discuss relevant updates in wilderness medicine. The course focuses heavily on hands-on learning through patient assessment drills and guided discussion. To earn certification, students must meet the criteria set forth in our… Read more »

Bridge (WAFA to WFR)

The WAFA to WFR Bridge course upgrades the Wilderness Advanced First Aid to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) in 4 days. This course must be taken within 3 years of receiving the WMA International WAFA certification or an equivalent from another provider. The WFR is the definitive medical training course for all outdoor professionals and enthusiasts. This course may be used as a… Read more »

Two-Day Recertification

The Two-Day Recertification course can be used to recertify a Wilderness Medical Associates’ Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness EMS certification.

Wilderness Advanced First Aid

An entry-level course designed for professionals working in significantly remote settings for days or weeks.  Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other training that are oriented toward urban environments.… Read more »