If you plan to spend time in the backcountry you need to be prepared. Fast paced and hands-on, this two-day course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel and work in the outdoors. This course is pre-approved by such organizations as: the American Camping Association, the United States Forest Service, and other governmental agencies. It may also be used for wilderness medicine recertification by those with previous training.
This course may be used to recertify Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Advanced First Aid and Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certifications. You must possess a valid certification from WMI, SOLO or WMA to recertify through this course. Participants using the WFA to recertify their WFR need to pass both a written and a practical test. Upon successful course completion you will earn a WMI of NOLS wilderness medicine certification.
- If the course is showing FULL, contact the Customer Service Center to be put on a waiting list. Please include email and daytime telephone contact number. Please email us at: ude/yelekreb//ofniarcs
In-Person Sign Up Available
Should you prefer to fill out a paper application you can download a Registration Form, complete it and return it to the Rec Sports Customer Service Center at the Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720-4420 or fax it to (510) 642.8343.