Jan. 3 – 5-Day Wilderness First Responder Course
The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation. $695 per person.
Jan. 8 – WMA/WFR Recertification Course
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. $345 per person.
About Wilderness Medical Associates
Wilderness medicine courses are offered each year on the Chewonki campus in Wiscasset. Trip leaders, outdoor professionals and outdoor enthusiasts who want sound strategies for dealing with emergency medical situations in wilderness settings benefit from these thorough programs. The internationally renowned staff of Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA) teaches these intensive courses. Instructors combine morning lectures with realistic simulations that are videotaped and critiqued. WMA courses are widely considered the most complete medical training for outdoor professionals. Please note: Courses fill quickly.