Sponsor/Host: UAB Outdoor Adventures

Location: Birmingham, AL 35294 - United States

Dates: 12/26/2020 - 12/30/2020

Course Description:

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments. The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation.

Students must register at least 2 weeks before the course date. All students must complete all pre-course work prior to arrival on course.

Sponsor/Host Information:


Contact Info:
for registration or
course questions

Payton Joyner
205-996-6994
pjoyner@uab.edu

Directions to Course Location:

1501 University Boulevard 35294

Room and Board:

There will be the option of camping the the UAB Campus Recreation Center for $60 total. This includes common floor space in a fitness studio, locker room access, a refrigerator and microwave. Participants are encouraged to bring their own sleeping gear (see course material list) and food. There are several restaurants within walking distance as well.

Registration Information:

Registration for both the WFR course and camping in the rec can be done online by following the link provided, or over the phone by calling our Membership Desk at 205-996-5038.

 

Registration will close on Nov. 20, 2020. The decision to cancel the course will be based on the number of registrants at that time.

To Register:

Please click here to be re-directed to the sponsor's registration page.

Instructors:

  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Gary Holt Gary Holt ID, United States WEMT