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 8 - 10, 2013 in Durango, CO

This option recertifies WFR and Wilderness Medical Associates WEMT graduates by attending the last three days of the five day WFR course based at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Avenue, Durango, CO. Travel to nearby field sites is required. Car pooling is usually easy, but not guaranteed. There are numerous motels in Durango within a mile or two of the Recreation Center address. Please click Durango for more course site information.

Training will run from 0830 to approximately 1730 daily. We encourage you to arrive in town the day before so that you can be rested and ready to work in the morning.

Be prepared for field exercises in all weather. Cold weather, rain, and snow is possible. Bugs are unlikely. Bring sun screen, good sun glasses, and cool weather clothing. A day pack and water bottle will be handy. Please bring a copy of your current WFR or WEMT certification.

Instructors: Brad Sablosky, WEMT-I and Jeffrey 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.