Bridge (WAFA to WFR)
5/6/2018 - 5/9/2018
Green River, UT 84525 - United States
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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.**
Course Location: All courses will be held at our headquarters in Green River, Utah. Our headquarters is located 1/4 mile east of the Green River Bridge, behind the Comfort Inn. You should plan to arrive in Green River the evening before the course begins. Classes will start at 8:00 a.m. on the first day. Green River is located 180 miles southeast of Salt Lake City and 110 miles west of Grand Junction, CO.
Room and Board:
Lodging: There are several motels in the area. The Holiday Inn Express (435-564-4439), Comfort Inn (435-564-3300) and Motel 6 (435-564-3436) are located just in front of our headquarters.
Campgrounds: There are three campgrounds in Green River. The Green River State Park (435-564-3633) located about one mile away, KOA Campground (435-564-3633) located about one mile away, and the United Campground (435-564-8195) located across from our headquarters. There is also free camping along the Green River, and at Swasey's Beach (about 12 miles away).
We are not trying to compete with the local campgrounds, but there are some camping spots behind our warehouse. You will have access to our outside restrooms and outside showers (if weather is warm enough). However, our kitchen area and other facilities will be off limits. The camping fee is $20. We will have trips coming and going, so you will need to keep your area picked up.