Wilderness First Responder Course

 

 

Course Dates: 4/26-5/4/22

 

Course Description: The WFR is a 9-day comprehensive course through the Nantahala Outdoor Center that teaches students to assess and treat injuries and illness in the wilderness and covers the standards of backcountry medicine.

Location: 

SOLO Southeast
13077 US-19
Bryson City, NC 28713

What you’ll learn:

  • Patient Assessment

  • Treatment of Common Injuries

  • Treatment of Medical Emergencies

  • CPR

  • Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

  • Introduction to Rescue and Evacuation

 

Cost:

$775 Participants must be 18 years or older.

Full amount is due by 3/25/22.

Contact us below for information about getting this course sponsored.

 

Cancellation Policy:
All programs go rain or shine. Please see below for our cancellation and refund policy.

0-13 Days before Course Start: Participant will be responsible for the full amount of reservation.

14-29 Days before Course Start: Participant will receive a full refund, less a 10% cancellation fee.

 

Room & Board:

Participants will be responsible for securing their own housing during the course. Students staying at the Nantahala Outdoor Center will get 20% of Basecamp lodging and 10% off Dogwood Motel & their Cabins. You can find more info on the accommodations here: https://noc.com/accommodations/   Information about nearby camping options can be provided.

NOC Covid-19 Policies:

Check out Nantahala Outdoor Center's Response to Covid-19 here.

Questions:

Please email Rebekah Morrisson at rebekahmorrisson@wildernessstewards.org