WMA Wilderness First Aid Certification Course

We are proud to be partnering with the Wilderness Leadership Institute and Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA) to offer a Wilderness First Aid Certification course following the 2018 Ladies Offroad Convention in Salt Lake City, UT August 6-7, 2018.

Price includes Certification, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and evening activities on Monday and Tuesday. (Plan on leaving Wednesday morning).

$399 Per Person

This course is presented in 16 hours over two days. Although there is some lecturing in this course, the WFA curriculum focuses on hand-on, practical medical skills.

All students who successfully complete the Wilderness First Aid course will receive a WFA certification, an Anaphylaxis certification, and Adult CPR certification from Wilderness Medical Associates. These certifications are valid for three years.

WFA Course Prerequisites

Students must be at least 16 years old to participate in this course. Those under 18 years of age will require the written consent of a parent or guardian.

WFA Course Schedule

Day 1

Registration, Introduction; Patient Assessment System; CPR; Circulatory System; Nervous System; Respiratory System; Fractures, Stable Injuries; Splints 1-Extremities; Electives

Day 2

Hypothermia; Hyperthermia and Heat Illness; Near Drowning; Lightning Injuries; Wounds and Burns; Anaphylaxis; Lifting, Moving Extrication; Patient Carries; Backcountry Medicine