WFR Challenge & Recertification
Location: PaddleFoot Lodge
Length: 40 hours over 4 days
The Challenge Re-certification is designed to students as Wilderness First Responders regardless of what provider issued their original certification.
In order to participate in this course, you must hold a current Wilderness Medical Training certification with a minimum of 64 hours of continual training (cumulative training hours from different courses are not eligible). Your training may be from any organization, provided that your certification was taken within three years of your WMA Challenge Course. Any exceptions to these conditions must be verified before your Challenge Course by contacting the Wilderness Medical Associates office. You must show your original certification to the instructor when you arrive on course. If you cannot provide proof of your certification, or approval from the WMA office, you will not be eligible for Wilderness First Responder certification.
Basic Life Saving Skills including CPR (equivalent to Level C or Heartsaver Plus) re-certification are included with this course. Anaphylaxis and AED workshops are also included.
Your Challenge Course will have a large focus on the application of assessment and treatment skills. You can expect the simulations during the course to integrate both the knowledge from your past training with new material that will bring you to the level of a Wilderness Medical Associates Wilderness First Responder.
Sample Course Outline