Becoming a Wilderness First Responder

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Wilderness Medicine Institute's (NOLS WMI)
Wilderness First Responder Training Course

The WFR course is essential if you are pursuing a professional career in the outdoors. This 9-day course includes a comprehensive wilderness medicine curriculum that focuses on extended care and unique wilderness therapies. You can expect to complete the course with a newfound ability to make tough medical decisions in remote places. It will increase your medical knowledge, skills, and confidence and make you an asset to any team. 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.

For information on the January 2020 Wilderness First Responder Course at UK register here or contact:
Brett Odegard
Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator
Campus Recreation
University of Kentucky
177 Johnson Center
Lexington KY, 40506
Phone: (859) 257-1136

The course is also offered by organizations across the country. For additional dates visit the NOLS website