Course Info


Date:

12/15/2018 - 12/22/2018

Location:

Birmingham, AL 35294 - United States

Course Materials:

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Host:

UAB Outdoor Adventures

Contact Info:

Devin McCurdy
205-966-9684
Dlm13c@uab.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.

Directions:

1501 University Boulevard 35294

Room and Board:


Lodging

We offer Camping in the Rec Center, which is optional. The price for this is $30. It includes: common floor space in a fitness studio, locker room showers, and access to a refrigerator and microwave.

Food

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

Instructors


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Gary Holt Gary Holt

Idaho

WEMT