Nov 19-20 WFA / WFR Recert

Sunhee Bae, Yunting Fang
Trip date
Saturday, November 19th, 2022
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What's WFA? Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. The course is being offered by Mountain Education & Development LLC.

When is it? Sat, Nov 19: 8:00am-5:00pm, 6:00pm-8:00pm (WFR Recert only); Sun, Nov 20: 8:00am-5:00pm; A 1-hour lunch break will exist on both days.

Where is it? 56-114 (Building 56, Classroom 114)

What's covered? Wilderness Medicine Theory & Legality; Patient Assessment; Documentation; Bleeding & Shock; Wilderness Wound & Burn Management; Spine Injuries; Head Injuries; Cold Injuries; Heat Illnesses; Allergies & Anaphylaxis; Diabetic Emergencies; Lightning; Altitude Illnesses; Abdominal Emergencies; Athletic Injuries; Fractures; Dislocations; Emergency & Evacuation Plans; Common Wilderness Medicine Problems; First Aid Kits & Medications.

Certification Guidelines: Upon successful completion of the course components, a student is granted a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification or Wilderness First Responder (WFR) recertification. Certifications are valid for three years.

Cost: The course costs $295 to participants (or $325 if you are looking for a WFR recert), although we’re offering a $100 subsidy. You can qualify for the subsidy if you apply for and are accepted as a Winter School Leader, AND lead/co-lead at least TWO Winter School trips this January. You can also qualify for the subsidy if you are a leader of another sort (e.g. paddle, 3-season hiking, climbing, biking, etc) and have led at least two trips in the past (but have not counted them towards another subsidy). If you believe you qualify for the $100 subsidy, fill out this short form for your discount code.

How to sign up: 1. Visit the signup page; 2. Read all the information on the course page; 3. Pay the $295 or $325 course fee! Only pay the full amount if you are NOT looking for the $100 subsidy.

Deadline: Sign up and payment deadline is November 12th, 2022. Note: Your spot in the course will not be confirmed unless your payment is received. Space is limited; sign up and pay today!

Please feel free to email with any questions.


first-come, first-serve
Maximum participants
Signups opened at
Aug. 2, 2022, 3:29 p.m.
Signups closed at
Nov. 13, 2022, 8 p.m.
Signups for this trip are closed.