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 $599 40 hrs over 4 to 5 days 16+ years, no experience needed Optional

The Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) course is for those who travel hours away from help with limited resources.

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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Kate Brennan Avatar

positive review  The instruction was top notch. They created a great learning environment and realistic scenarios that helped me imagine myself in... read more

Kate Brennan 05 Dec 2018
Eein Pi Avatar

I took the WAFA course in Wakefield with Danny. Great course run by an excellent instructor. Very knowledgeable and progressed... read more

Eein Pi 03 Apr 2018