Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Get your Wilderness First Responder (WFR) recertification during our 3-day, in-person recertification course.

Man and woman checking the pulse of patient while writing down SOAP notes.

Renew your WFR certification in 3 days

Review essential skills, wilderness protocols, and updates in emergency medicine through 24 hours of immersive, in-person training, discussion, and simulations.

  • Keep your existing WFR certification active
  • Gain valuable continuing education hours
  • Renew your BLS CPR certification at the same time
  • Learn about new advances in wilderness medicine

Dedicated to teaching practical medicine in remote and low-resourced settings — globally

Taught on all 7 continents

Our curriculum is taught by medical professionals around the world.

10,000+ trained every year

WMA International annually trains over 10,000 students and participants worldwide.

Hosts from every industry

Our hosts range from colleges, guide services, and summer camps to government agencies.

Practicing, licensed medical professionals

Our instructors are licensed medical practitioners with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Peer-reviewed curriculum

Our Medical Director and Curriculum Director review and edit our curriculum annually, keeping our practices current.

Training for remote adventuring

We prepare students with the skills, training and knowledge needed to face any challenge, anywhere.

Hone essential skills

Under the guidance of experienced, licensed professionals, you will refresh your knowledge on wilderness medicine, review updated emergency medicine and protocols, and hone your skills as a WFR. Recertification takes just three days.


Meet our hosts

Our classroom has no limits

Our globally accessible Wilderness First Responder courses integrate hands-on training, scenario-based learning, and expert-led instruction from experienced hosts all over the world.

World map of WMA course locations.

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