Course Info


Date:

4/21/2019 - 4/25/2019

Cost:

$700

Location:

Birmingham, AL 35294 - United States

Course Materials:

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Host:

UAB Outdoor Adventures

Contact Info:

Payton Joyner
205-996-9684
pjoyner@uab.edu

Course Description


Summary:

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.

Directions:

1501 University Boulevard 35294

Room and Board:


Lodging

There will be the option of camping the the UAB Campus Recreation Center for $60 total. This includes common floor space in a fitness studio, locker room access, a refrigerator and microwave. Participants are encouraged to bring their own sleeping gear (see course material list) and food. There are several restaurants within walking distance as well.

Food

You may bring your own food, and there are several local restaurants within walking distance.

Registration


Registration Site:

www.uab.edu/students/universityrecreation/programs/outdoor-pursuits/wilderness-first-responder

Payment and Fee Policies:

Registration for both the WFR course and camping in the rec can be done online by following the link provided, or over the phone by calling our Membership Desk at 205-996-5038.

 

Registration will close on April 1. The decision to cancel the course will be based on the number of registrants at that time.