In this course you will:

  • 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

About this Course

Renew your Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 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 be recertified and a much more knowledgeable wilderness medical provider.


Time limit for this course: Self-Paced

The only time limit for this course is to complete the final exam before your certification or grace period expires. After you complete the final exam you will maintain access to the course and to any new lectures or updates for the duration of your certification (two years). This will allow you to always be in the know about the latest in wilderness medicine.


Prerequisite

Proof of previous WFA certification, which is to be submitted upon enrollment. All WFA certifications from other wilderness educational organizations are accepted.


My certification expired. Do you have a grace period?

Yes! For WFA it's 6 months. 


For more information and course policies please see our FAQ page.

What others have to say about this course:

  • Sheeba Nadarajan

    “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...”

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    “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.”

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