Refresh core WFA knowledge and skills
Learn about the latest updates in wilderness medicine guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society
Strengthen your critical thinking skills and medical knowledge
Learn how to stabilize and maintain a patient over a long period of time in the backcountry
Here you can renew your wilderness first aid certification completely online at your own pace. This will save you time and money while also allowing you to review each topic to its fullest. By the end of this course you will have your recertification and you will be a much more knowledgeable wilderness medical provider.
Time Limit for this course: Self Paced
The only time limit for this course, is that you must take the final exam before your certification or grace period expires. After that, you will still have access to the course and to any new lectures or updates for the duration of your certification (2 years). This will allow you to always be in the know about the latest in wilderness medicine.
Proof of previous WFA certification, which is to be submitted upon enrolling in course. All WFA certifications from other wilderness educational organizations are accepted.
My cert expired. Do you have a grace period?
Yes, we do! For wilderness first aid it's 6 months.
For more information and course policies please see our FAQ page.
“I really appreciated the ability to obtain recertifcation of my WFA online, since to do so in person was not possible. I felt the course outline and instruction presentation was well done, very methodical, comprehensive, and relevant to the realit...”→Read More
“I really appreciated the ability to obtain recertifcation of my WFA online, since to do so in person was not possible. I felt the course outline and instruction presentation was well done, very methodical, comprehensive, and relevant to the realities of outdoor recreation. Thanks again.”→Read Less