Course Info


Date:

6/11/2018 - 6/14/2018

Cost:

$600 including Room & Board at La Vida Base Camp, Course with food only $500, Course Only $450, Camping on property with meals $500

Location:

Lake Clear, NY 12945 - United States

Course Materials:

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Host:

La Vida Adirondack Expeditions

Contact Info:

Nate Hausman
978-867-4887
Nate.Hausman@gordon.edu

Course Description


Summary:

The WAFA to WFR Bridge course upgrades the Wilderness Advanced First Aid to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) in 4 days. This course must be taken within 3 years of receiving the WMA International WAFA certification or an equivalent from another provider. The WFR is the definitive medical training course for all outdoor professionals and enthusiasts. This course may be used as a recertification for those holding a current WFR certification or equivalent from another provider whose original WFR training was at least 64 hours in length. Current WMA International Wilderness EMTs may also use this course to recertify the wilderness portion of their certification.

**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMT if is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**

Directions:

Directions to La Vida Base Camp

Room and Board:


Lodging

To get the most out of the training, participants are encouraged to stay right at La Vida’s facilities. Limited space is reserved for participants in various guest cabins. Cabins do not have heating, but do include restrooms with showers, quiet study space and basic linens. Participants should bring own sleeping bag or warm blankets and towels.

Please indicate below in the comments section if you will need on-site housing.

Food

For those who include the cost of food in their fees, meals will be provided starting with breakfast Monday morning through dinner on Thursday. Course-only participants can find affordable food at any number of local eateries in the Village of Lake Placid or Saranac Lake. Please provide information on any food allergies or eating restrictions.

Meals, snacks and coffee are provided in total cost for visitors staying at the course location. For students staying off-site, food can be provided for an additional fee. Please indicate below in the comments section if you plan to stay at the La Vida base camp property and need meals during the course, as well as listing any food restrictions or allergies.

Instructors


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Aimee Bills Aimee Bills

New York

EMT, WFR

David Meade David Meade

New York

ALS

Registration

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