Sponsor/Host: University of Wisconsin at La Crosse Recreation Sports: Outdoor Connection

Location: La Crosse, WI 54601 - United States

Dates: 1/4/2020 - 1/8/2020

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.

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Room and Board:

Free lodging in the Recreational Eagle Center, as long as you don’t mind a spot on the floor.  Includes access to all the recreation facilities, climbing wall and showers.  Free WIFI and cable.

Registration Information:

On or before November 24, 2019

UW-L Student REC Member: $680

General Public: $705

November 25-December 8, 2019

UW-L Student / REC Member: $705

General Public: $730

$300 deposit required to reserve space.


To Register:

Registration for this Event is closed.


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Nancy Doherty Nancy Doherty ME, United States RN
Chelsea Gardner Chelsea Gardner CO, United States Paramedic, WFR, AIRE Level II

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