Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA)

Advanced medical treatments for wilderness settings

For Cost Duration Prerequisites Pre-Course Prep
Backcountry travellers, researchers and field personnel, assistant leaders; beginner to intermediate $699 40 hrs over 4 to 5 days 16+ years, no experience needed Optional

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Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) is an entry-level course for outdoor adventurers and outdoor professionals who travel hours away from help with limited resources.

The course focuses on basic lifesaving skills, patient assessment, field care for common injuries and illnesses, environmental illnesses, and proper reporting for rescue assistance.

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.

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