Want to make the most out of your Wilderness First Responder course—and experience the Costa Rican rainforest?
Gain the skills to manage medical problems in the backcountry and earn international certification from Wilderness Medical Associates.
You’ll get to raft the world famous Pacuare River and stay at an incredible eco camp.
The 7 day program (5-day course, 2 days on the river) includes all transport within Costa Rica from San Jose (map), lodging, meals, rafting, and an incredible course in a spectacular location.
Course format and overview
What to pack
Lodging and our local hosts
Partnered with Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA)
For our medical courses, we partner with Wilderness Medical Associates. WMA has set the standard in wilderness medicine and rescue training for over 30 years. The cutting-edge curriculum is constantly updated by a group of healthcare professionals, has been taught on all 7 continents, and is recognized around the world.
A glimpse into the course – Mikaela’s blog
Mikaela Ferguson became a Wilderness First Responder in Costa Rica in 2017.
“I cannot recommend this course enough!” Read her story
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