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WAFA TO WFR BRIDGE/ WFR RECERTIFICATION Squamish BC
April 10 - April 12$595.00
Duration: 40h in person.
Mandatory Course Dates: April 10-12 2023
Best for: Backcountry guides + leaders, advanced recreationalists – currently this course is private but we may have space to open up for public, stay tuned!
Delivery: 3 days of in person training
Textbook: Canadian Outdoor Medical Consulting WFR
Certification(s): 80h WFR by Canadian Outdoor Med and CPR-C by Lifesaving Society
Industry recognition: Recognized by PMBIA for mountain bike coach certification, and various other guiding groups. Possibility to add on an OFA1 certification.
This wilderness first responder course covers the basics of managing life and limb threats in remote environments, with a focus on the injuries common to various sports such as mountain biking, ski touring, climbing, and rafting. There is a strong focus on practicing leadership and decision making in the wilderness setting.
We offer extensive discounts to industry professionals, send us an email email@example.com to inquire about your eligibility.
The training also includes prevention and treatment of common environmental problems like hypothermia and heat-related illnesses, as well as covering common medical emergencies, choking, drowning and includes a CPR-C certification from the LifeSaving Society.
Our curriculum is based on the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) guidelines and the Wilderness Medicine Education Collaborative (WMEC).