Sponsor/Host: Cascadia Wilderness Medicine
Location: Skamokawa , WA 98647 - United States
Dates: 12/16/2020 - 12/22/2020
The definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders.
The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.
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Directions to Course Location:
The course will be held in the Skamokawa Grange Hall, in Skamokawa, WA, located about 45 minutes west of I-5 on Washington State Route 4. Skamokawa is about 90 minutes from Portland, and about 3.5 hours from Seattle.
Room and Board:
No food or lodging is included for this course, however, the Grange Hall where the class will be held has a kitchen that students can use to prepare meals. There is a small grocery/convenience store within walking distance of the classroom, and two larger grocery stores about 6 miles away in Cathlamet. There is also a bar and grill style restaurant in Skamokawa, also within easy walking distance of the classroom.
Lodging options in Skamokawa include tent or yurt camping at the county park across the highway from the classroom, inn rooms above the store, and several local B&Bs, as well as other options in Cathlamet nearby. A full list will be provided on request.
There is a $50 discount for registrations received before September 23, 2020.
Please click here and fill out the form to let the sponsor know of your interest in the course. Someone from the sponsoring organization will be in touch to let you know if there is space in the course and to complete your registration. Filling out this form does not guarantee your spot in the course.