Get a 3 year WFR Certification, Work in the Outdoors
Course Length: 8-9 Days
Lodging: Available through NOC
Meals: Available through NOC’s Restaurants
March 25-April 2
SOLO Wilderness First Responder (WFR) courses are the recognized industry standard for backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, river guides, ski patrollers and students in outdoor recreation programs. The WFR is an eight to nine-day comprehensive course that covers the standards of backcountry medicine. Students will gain knowledge, skills, and confidence in areas including musculoskeletal injuries, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, survival skills and other medical emergencies. SOLO Southeast’s WFR courses place an emphasis on leadership, prevention, and decision-making, giving you the tools to make critical decisions in remote wilderness locations. Skills are gained in traditional classroom sessions as well as through participation in practical skills scenarios.
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is a three-year certification. This course includes CPR.
SOLO Southeast students are extended a discount on NOC lodging and meals.
Why SOLO Southeast?
Our instructors have extensive outdoor experience and are selected for their expertise in emergency medicine and rescue as well as for their teaching abilities. You are learning from the best … in the best location. SOLO Southeast is located at the intersection of the Nantahala River and Appalachian trail at NOC’s Wesser Campus, meaning you learn wilderness medicine in the wilderness.