The Wilderness First Responder course prepares you for first response to emergency situations that may occur in remote locations and include prolonged patient care, severe environments and improvised equipment.
This course lasts 10 days and takes place at the beautiful Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma. Topics covered include: leadership and prevention strategies, advanced patient assessment, anaphylaxis treatment, field wound management, spinal injury evaluation and field reduction of dislocations, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
The course is instructed by Bobbie Foster with Fostercalm. The curriculum for the course meets the highest standards in wilderness medicine, wilderness first response, and wilderness first responder training. Contact Bobbie if you have questions about the curriculum.
Dates: August 3 – 13, 2014
Location: Hanna Boys Center, Sonoma
$695 for WLT, CAPLT, and FLT alumni (with or without meals, same price)
$695 for General Public without meals
$765 for General Public with meals
$55 for CPR Professional only, August 3, 2014
Lodging and 2 meals per day are included – lunch/brunch and dinner. Please note that meals are provided by the dining services for the site. We cannot guarantee that meals will accommodate special food needs and dietary restrictions. We will share any dietary information you provide on your application with the kitchen staff.
There is a small kitchen with refrigerator, stove, and microwave to cook and heat up simple meals. The center is also just 10 minutes from downtown Sonoma and plenty of restaurants.
The Hanna Boys Center is a 100% tobacco, alcohol, and drug free campus. Please be aware of this when registering for the course.
This intensive course is the ideal training for youth trip leaders who want to do extended trips in more remote areas. It is also required for all outdoor leaders.
The CPR for the Professional Rescuer course is included for FREE with registration for the full-WFR course. It is offered at the same site on the first day, August 3rd.
We also offer Wilderness First Responder Re-certification