Wilderness First Responder and WEMT

Open Recertification

Wilderness First Responder recertification is available through Medical Officer, Ltd. via participation in the last three days of a 5-day WFR course, or by completing a full WEMT Upgrade or Offshore Emergency Medicine course. This program is open to graduates of qualified wilderness medicine programs of at least 64 hours in length completed within the past three years, including many WFR courses and National Ski Patrol Outdoor Emergency Care. Graduates of programs other than WMA must be able to produce a verifiable certificate or training record. If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact Wilderness Medical Associates at office@wildmed.com or 207-730-7331.

Wilderness EMT recertification by any of the routes described above is available for graduates of  Wilderness Medical Associates WEMT Upgrade or EMT+W programs only.


Recertification: WFR and WEMT Recertification
May 1 -3, 2013 in Moab, Utah

This option recertifies graduates of qualified wilderness medical training programs by attending days 3 - 5 of a 5-day WFR course. This course is based at Big Bend Group Site C along the Colorado Riverway for practical training, and the Moab Valley Inn for classroom sessions. The Inn is offering a discounted lodging rate of $99 per day for course participants. Early registration is recommended.

Training will run from 0830 to approximately 1730 daily. Transportation to field training sites is required and is not provided by the sponsor. Car pooling is usually easy. Please see our Course Sites page for more information about lodging and travel in the Moab area.

Instructors: Erik Forsythe, WEMT-P and Jeff Isaac, PA-C

Cancellation Fee: $50 fee prior to 30 days before course start. 50% of full tuition within 30 days of course start.

Price: $350.00
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To those in the field...

Medical Officer, Ltd. is based in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and is an Instructor Sponsor of Wilderness Medical Associates courses in Crested Butte, Denver, Durango, Moab and beyond. We are also retailers for Conterra products and our own custom medical kits.