Wilderness First Responder

Gettysburg College has been a proud host of Wilderness Medical Associates' WFR courses for the last 18 years

In addition to the unparalleled curriculum delivered by WMA, our unique location offers opportunities and value you won't find anywhere else:

  • Stay in our on-campus residence hall - equipped with a shared kitchen and located less than a minute's walk from your classroom - for only 5 dollars a night
  • Tour the world famous Civil War battlefield on foot, horseback, or Segway; or visit one of Adam's County's many orchards and wineries
  • Enjoy complimentary access to our state-of-the-art fitness center and climbing wall, high speed wireless internet, and convenient parking for the duration of your course  
  • Walk half a mile to historic downtown Gettysburg's unique shops, dozens of restaurants, and the recently renovated Majestic Theater
  • Attend class in comfortable, technologically advanced, and air-conditioned facilities

Wilderness First Responder Recertification        $299.00

May 9-10, 2015                                                         

 The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) recertification is a 2 day course that refreshes current WFR's on patient assessment, body systems, equipment improvisation, trauma, environmental medicine, toxins, backcountry medicine, and wilderness rescue. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a recertification card from Wilderness Medical Associates which remains valid for three years.

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Wilderness First Responder Course        $785.00

May 12-20, 2015    

 The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) class is designed as a 70-hour course to be held over a 8 days. Topics include patient assessment, body systems, equipment improvisation, trauma, environmental medicine, toxins, backcountry medicine, and wilderness rescue. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certification card from Wilderness Medical Associates which remains valid for three years.

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