Course Info


Date:

5/3/2019 - 5/5/2019

Location:

Outward Bound Basecamp
Ely, MN 55731 - United States

Course Materials:

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Host:

Voyageur Outward Bound School

Contact Info:

Greta Blessing
218-491-6787
wfr@vobs.org

Course Description


Summary:

The Open Recertification course is open to graduates of any wilderness-based first aid training course that was at least 64 hours long and completed within 3 years of the proposed recertification option. Successful graduates of this course will receive Wilderness Medical Associates’ Wilderness First Responder, Anaphylaxis, and BLS/Healthcare Provider-level CPR certifications. WMA WEMT graduates with a current EMT-B or Paramedic certificate may also recertify the wilderness portion of their WEMT with this course.

**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.**

Room and Board:


Lodging

Lodging includes rustic bunk-style cabins. Most cabins include multiple bunks, none have indoor toilets, most do not have electricity, and some are heated by wood stoves. A centrally-located washhouse is available with showers and toilets and toilets are available in the main course building. A base map will be issued upon check-in.

Food

 

The basecamp kitchen provides all meals and the coffee is always on. Breakfast is continental-style, lunch and dinners are prepared meals and served buffet-style. Most of our food is homemade and hearty and we can accommodate many dietary concerns.

 

Instructors


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Alice Henshaw Alice Henshaw

New York

WEMT

Registration


Registration Instructions:

Very Rustic Cabins (no running water, wooden cots, 8 x 10 cabin, has electricity & wood or propane heat). Bring warm sleeping bag & sheets.

Registration Site:

www.vobs.org/vobs-wfr-recert/

Payment and Fee Policies:

For More Information visit: https://www.vobs.org/forms/223/779/