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Join us for the Wilderness First Responder Course.  Experience the highest quality wilderness medical training available.  All students successfully completing this 72 hour course will receive a three-year certification from Wilderness Medical Associates.  Topics include patient assessment, body systems, equipment improvisation, trauma, environmental medicine, toxins, back country medicine, wilderness rescue and much more. 

Be prepared for a lot of time spent outside - rain, snow, ice or shine. Plan according to the region and time of year. 

Registration for the January 4-12 Full Course:

Register for the full course here.

If you've already taken the course, sign up for the January 13-15 recertification below:

Register for the recertification here.  

For more information on the program, visit the Wilderness Medical Associates Website.

For food/lodging for courses, please contact Erik Oberg at 618-453-3945 or eriko@siu.edu.