Sponsor/Host: UWM University Recreation

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53211 - United States

Dates: 8/7/2021 - 8/11/2021

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.

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Room and Board:

Kitchenette available (fridge, microwave, sink, drinking water). Lodging is not provided but there are AirBnB options within walking distance and hotels within a 10 minute drive from location.

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  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Robert Schumacker Robert Schumacker MI, United States MA, EMT-B, WFR
Craig Rydell Craig Rydell WI, United States EMT-B, WEMT