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NOLS HYBRID WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER

NOLS_WM_BADGE_CREDENTIAL-WILDERNESS FIRS

COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO

If you work or recreate in the outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable, our Wilderness First Responder course is for you. It is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers.

Our new hybrid format begins with three weeks of online learning including readings, videos, and quizzes. You will spend 10 to 15 hours each week in the online portion and be required to finish assignments to progress. You will complete your course with a 5-day in-person program focusing on skills and scenarios. 

Upon completion, you will be able to conduct a thorough physical exam, obtain a patient history, assess vital signs, provide emergency care in the wilderness, and make crucial evacuation decisions.

You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold, or hot environments!

Hybrid WFR Course Overview & Packing List

Hybrid WFR Course Schedule

WFR to NR-EMR Information

Student Resources

Sponsored by Idaho Rescue Training & NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Available Course Dates- Register at least 2 weeks prior to course start

  • TBD March 2025

Cost:             $860

Location:  Camp Lutherhaven, 3258 W Lutherhaven Rd, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

The class will run from 8 am to 5 pm each day with 1 hour for lunch around noon-1pm.  We will also have evening sessions on Days 2 & 3.

Travel

The class will ​be held at Camp Lutherhaven, 15 minutes south of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.  The closest airport is in Spokane, ID, and airport shuttles are available.

 

Meals & Lodging

Many food and lodging options are available in Coeur d'Alene, and public land camping may also be available.  You may not sleep in your vehicle at the course site.  Meals and lodging are not included in the course cost.

Students may also arrange lodging directly with Camp Lutherhaven.  Students must check out by 9am on the last day of the class.  There is a kitchen available for use.  To arrange lodging with Camp Lutherhaven, please complete a Reservation Request.

Registration

How to Register

NOLS is collecting tuition and enrollment information for this course. Please register on the NOLS website.

 

Cancelation Policies

NOLS is taking all registrations for this course. Please visit their policies page for an overview of cancelation and transfer policies.

 

For questions about location & logistics, contact

Idaho Rescue Training

208-720-8437

paul@idrescuetraining.com

www.idrescuetraining.com

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