WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER This 9 day course covering all aspects of emergency medicine, rescue, and leadership. Taught by Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO), experts in the field of backcountry medicine, the WFR course offers certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as well as the Department of Transportationís First Responder. The training includes a wilderness module designed specifically for backcountry users and instructors.  In addition to medical instruction, the course contains training in rescue for wilderness, water, rock, and winter environments.  Throughout the program, prevention, and improvisation in backcountry settings are stressed.

WILDERNESS FIRST AID - (First Responder Re certification Course) was designed for outdoor leaders and enthusiasts, this course concentrates on the basics of wilderness first aid with lots of hands-on practical work. The course places particular emphasis on preventing backcountry emergencies through proper trip planning and equipment selection.  Instruction covers patient assessment, long-term patient care in backcountry settings, environmental emergencies, musculo-skeletal injuries and improvising first aid equipment.  Indoor and outdoor sessions will be included during this two day course.

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