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Advancement Course: NOLS Wilderness First Responder Recertification

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Advancement Course: NOLS Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Classes
Jan 20, 21 | 8 am to 5 pm
8 am - 5 pm
Memorial Union | Mendota Lodge - Outdoor UW
Course Price: $400/person for Non-Hoofer Members | $350/person for Hoofer Members
Outdoor UW is sponsoring a Wilderness First Responder Recertification course through NOLS.

Overview

The Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFR-Recert) course is a 3-day 24-hour course taught by NOLS Wilderness Medicine specifically to recertify participants who are currently holding a Wilderness First Responder Certification. The WFR-Recert course is designed to refresh your skills and knowledge in making critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold, or hot environments.

Prerequisites

You must be currently holding a Wilderness First Responder Certification or in your 1-year grace period. You must be 16 years old to attend this course.

Certification 

Participants are required to pass both written and practical examinations to obtain WFR and CPR certification. Successful course completion earns you a WMI Adult & Child CPR certification and a WMI Wilderness First Responder certification. EMTs will earn a Wilderness EMT certification. All certifications are current for two years.

Location

Primary classroom will be held at Memorial Union on 800 Langdon Street in Madison. We are not able to offer housing or camping for this course. There are hotels and hostels available nearby. Food is not provided but is available for purchase in the building and at nearby locations to Memorial Union. There is a refrigerator and microwave to chill and warm food. https://info.wisc.edu/plan-your-visit/ 

Lodging Option

DoubleTree Hotel Downtown Madison – NOLS Wilderness First Responder Recertification

10 rooms per night @ $129   |   Group Code: FRR   |   Cut-off Date: 12/28/23

Registration

Register here, call our office at (608) 262-1630, or stop in during office during business hours

Hoofer Club Leader Scholarship/Grant: If you are a current Hoofer club member and are hoping to take on more leadership within your club you may qualify for a scholarship/grant to offset the cost of this course. Please submit your application as soon as possible by applying through the links on hooferleaders.org. If you are awarded the scholarship/grant you will receive a follow-up email with directions on how to register for the course using a discount code.      

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ADVANCEMENT COURSES | OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES ADVANCEMENT COURSES | OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES

Overview

The Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFR-Recert) course is a 3-day 24-hour course taught by NOLS Wilderness Medicine specifically to recertify participants who are currently holding a Wilderness First Responder Certification. The WFR-Recert course is designed to refresh your skills and knowledge in making critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold, or hot environments.

Prerequisites

You must be currently holding a Wilderness First Responder Certification or in your 1-year grace period. You must be 16 years old to attend this course.

Certification 

Participants are required to pass both written and practical examinations to obtain WFR and CPR certification. Successful course completion earns you a WMI Adult & Child CPR certification and a WMI Wilderness First Responder certification. EMTs will earn a Wilderness EMT certification. All certifications are current for two years.

Location

Primary classroom will be held at Memorial Union on 800 Langdon Street in Madison. We are not able to offer housing or camping for this course. There are hotels and hostels available nearby. Food is not provided but is available for purchase in the building and at nearby locations to Memorial Union. There is a refrigerator and microwave to chill and warm food. https://info.wisc.edu/plan-your-visit/ 

Lodging Option

DoubleTree Hotel Downtown Madison – NOLS Wilderness First Responder Recertification

10 rooms per night @ $129   |   Group Code: FRR   |   Cut-off Date: 12/28/23

Registration

Register here, call our office at (608) 262-1630, or stop in during office during business hours

Hoofer Club Leader Scholarship/Grant: If you are a current Hoofer club member and are hoping to take on more leadership within your club you may qualify for a scholarship/grant to offset the cost of this course. Please submit your application as soon as possible by applying through the links on hooferleaders.org. If you are awarded the scholarship/grant you will receive a follow-up email with directions on how to register for the course using a discount code.      

Event Categories

ADVANCEMENT COURSES | OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES ADVANCEMENT COURSES | OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES OUTDOOR EXPLORER SERIES

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Outdoor UW

OutdoorUW@union.wisc.edu
(608) 262-1630

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NOLS Wilderness Medicine

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