Licensed Training Company: Colorado Outside

Location: Buena Vista, CO 81211 - United States

Dates: 4/18/2022 - 4/24/2022

Course Description:

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.

 

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.

All Colorado Outside courses are running at reduced capacity and with additional accommodations in place.  Masks are required at all times indoors.  Students have their own table space in the classroom.  Hands on practice is done outside as much as possible.  Masks and eye protection are required while practicing skills.  Students are assigned first aid equipment, ground pads and CPR mannikins.  Instructors are vaccinated and receive regular testing.  Students are not required to be vaccinated, although recommended.  Additional information will be sent upon registration.

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Room and Board:

Lodging available in heated yurts or camp on site for $20/night including hot showers. Solar electricity.

No meals included, lodging on site includes use of kitchen.

Registration Information:

Enrollment requires full payment prior to course.

To Register:

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Instructors:

  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Darren Stokes CO, United States WEMT