Wilderness First Responder Hybrid Certification Course

April 30th - May 2nd, 2021, Washburn, WI

The Wilderness First Responder course is designed to provide an individual with an in-depth knowledge of wilderness medicine and the basic skills to treat the most common injuries and illnesses encountered in the wilderness.

This is a hybrid course, you will prepare by doing the readings and course work online ending in the three day in person course and certification process April 30th - May 2nd in Washburn, WI.  

Aimed at first responders, professional guides, expedition leaders, outdoor professionals, backcountry enthusiasts, and lay people who want a deeper understanding of wilderness medicine.

To teach patient assessment and treatment guidelines for life support until definitive care or evacuation is available

To train the provider in methods for managing medical and trauma emergencies and urgencies in the wilderness when evacuation is unavailable or unnecessary.

Course Objectives

About the Location

The course will be held at the Whitecap Kayak Learning Center in Washburn, WI.  


Whitecap Kayak Learning Center

31375 Wannebo Rd

Washburn, WI 54891



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Wilderness First Responder Hybrid Course


April 30th - May 2nd, 2021