Wilderness First Responder


REVISED

Summer 2014 quarter

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Prerequisites

Students should be able to walk 1/2 hour with a backpack and lift 50lbs.

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is designed specifically to meet the needs of wilderness guides, trip leaders, and outdoor enthusiasts. This program emphasizes a variety of problems that might be encountered in a wilderness setting. While the focus remains on expedition medicine, the information and skills learned in the WFR can be directly applied to other emergency medical situations where ambulances and advanced medical care are not available such as disaster relief and international travel. This is a hands-on program that utilizes both the classroom and outdoors to teach effective patient care, at least 50% of the course will take place outside in a variety of environmental conditions, students should be able to walk for 1/2 hour with a backpack and lift 50 lbs. Students who successfully complete the course will receive nationally recognized WFR and CPR certification from the Wilderness Medicine Training Center. This is a nine day intensive course with pre-course reading assignments.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

outdoor leadership, environmental education, field sciences

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Day and Weekend

Advertised schedule: 8am-6pm daily (Aug. 11-19 )

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

Books

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Required Fees

$350 fee for subcontractor supplied materials

Revisions

Date Revision
June 24th, 2014 Course fee updated to reflect actual cost.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 18

Summer

Course Reference Number

Second Session (4 credits): 40140

Go to my.evergreen.edu to register for this program.

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