7-DAY WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDERS COURSE (WFR) AND RE-CERT
When: WFR 23-29September 2017. Re-Cert 30 Sept-2 October 2017
Joshua Tree Excusions will be sponsoring a 7 Day, Wilderness Medical Associates International, Wilderness First Responders Course and 3 day open re-cert, through the Wilderness Leadership Institute.
Where: Joshua Tree Retreat Center Harmony Hall, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Re-Cert: Joshua Tree Lake RV and Campground, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
WFR Seats available: 27; Re-Cert 20
WFR Registration without campsite $739 per person. Re-Cert $389
WFR Registration with campsite $869 per person. Re-Cert $464
(Meals not included, onsite lodging options available for an additional cost)
Onsite Camping available- $25 per night: Includes bathrooms and showers.
Shared or private rooms available: $35-$55 per night
7 Day WFR must reach a minumum of 15 students to be held. Last day to Register for either course is September 22, 2017.
Wilderness First Responder certification is quickly becoming the minimum certification standard required for professional guides, outfitters or anyone else who may be called upon to render lifesaving medical treatment to people, far from definitive medical care. Police, Military, Firefighters, Conservation field workers, Search and Rescue and other outdoor professions can benefit from the information provided in this course.
As stated on the Wilderness Medical Associates International website:
"The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal 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" To Register, please fill out the form below. For additional information on the course and instructors, please click links below.