Wilderness First Responder

Course Info:

Date:

5/15/2018 - 5/23/2018

Cost:

$785

Location:

Gettysburg, PA 17325 - United States

Course Materials

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Host:

Gettysburg College

Contact Info:

Tucker Little
(717)337-6309
slittle@gettysburg.edu

Course Description:


Summary

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.

Room and Board:


Lodging

Lodging included.  Participants are welcome to stay in college housing for the duration of the course. 

Food

Food options in the College Union Building and many options within walking distance.

Instructors:


 Instructor NameLocationCertifications
Michelle Murphy Michelle Murphy

Massachusetts

WEMT, EMT-C, ALS