The MED Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Course makes use of lecture and practical-based learning both in and outside of the classroom. The concepts and skills taught in this course prepare the student for common and simple problems associated with recreation in a wilderness context. Beginning with patient assessment, this course helps establish a foundation for students to make informed decisions during emergency situations.
Upon fulfillment of all course requirements, the student is presented with a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification valid for two years. This course may also be taken to satisfy the requirements associated with recertification for a Wilderness First Responder (WFR).