A comprehensive course compliant with Wilderness Medical Society content and duration guidelines (65 hours, not including pre-reading). Pre-requisites for this course are either an in date First Aid at Work or 2-day ECP Exploration Medicine course, or equivalent qualification.
This course includes the Royal College of Surgeons (Edin.) accredited First Person on Scene (Intermediate) course content, with further lectures and scenarios to cover a variety of wilderness medical issues to allow students to operate as a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) for an expedition or Field Team.
This course lasts 7 days (a week including the following weekend) and includes evening lectures and night-time scenarios. The course is tailored to the outdoor, expedition, and remote-area market as it includes multiple extended outdoor scenarios allowing attendees to benefit from significant practical experience in a supportive environment. The course is complimented by a comprehensive WFR manual and is certified with the First Person on Scene Intermediate certificate that is clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons (Edin.).