WFR/WEMS Hybrid Open Recertification Course
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Registration for October 24-25, 2020 course is closed! Students that hold a current Wilderness Medical Associates certification and are struggling to find a recert course can extend their certification 6 months by taking a free online certification extension course (click link).
This is a hybrid course. Pre-course work will be due 5 days prior to the course start date to allow time for instructors to review and grade student work. Two days in the classroom will be spent on skills.
- Approximately 9 hours of pre-course work required. Some students may need additional time to complete assignments.
- Instructor virtual office hours offer students an opportunity to meet the lead instructor, get help with assignments, and ask questions about curriculum content.
The Open Recertification course is open to graduates of any wilderness-based first aid training course that was at least 64 hours long and completed within 3 years of the proposed recertification option. Successful graduates of this course will receive Wilderness Medical Associates’ Wilderness First Responder, Anaphylaxis, and BLS/Healthcare Provider-level CPR certifications. WMA WEMT graduates with a current EMT-B or Paramedic certificate may also recertify the wilderness portion of their WEMT with this course.
**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMT if is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
Pre-course preparation required.