The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) program is the definitive medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief.
The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.
This page describes three different courses, so we encourage you to read this page thoroughly before making a booking so that you sign up for the correct course.
This course is brought to you by Wilderness Medical Associates and hosted by Flexpeditions.
Jan. 19-22 & Jan. 24- 27. (FULL)
Apr. 19-22 & Apr. 24-27.
All courses will be held at the Revelstoke Campground.
The Wilderness First Responder curriculum is written in-house by a team of remote medical rescue researchers and professionals. Ongoing evidence based research and review contributes to a unique and innovative approach to patient care in backcountry and austere settings. The curriculum is comprehensive, complete, and kept current on an annual basis. This is the most current and cutting edge course of any first response medical training (urban or remote) in the world.