In this course you will...

  • Refresh core WFR knowledge and skills

  • Learn about the latest updates in wilderness medicine guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society

  • Strenthen your critical thinking skills and medical knowledge

  • Learn how to stabilize and maintain a patient over a long period of time in the backcountry

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Here you can renew your wilderness first responder 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.


Recertification is only valid with current CPR certification and proof of previous WFR certification.  Proof must be submitted upon enrolling in course. All WFR certifications from other wilderness educational organizations are accepted. 

My cert expired. Do you have a grace period?

Yes, we do! For wilderness first responder it's 1 year. 

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

What others have to say about this course:

  • Jill Reynolds

    “Convenient, and well organized course! ”

    “Convenient, and well organized course! ”

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  • wesley hawkins

    “Very good online recert course! Thorough and informative.”

    “Very good online recert course! Thorough and informative.”

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Hands-On Training

We offer hands-on training and initial certification too!

Need initial certification or hands-on recertification? Base Medical Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, and WEMT courses are held in various locations around the world. All hands-on courses are delivered in a hybrid format with an online component.
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Group Training

We also provide training for larger groups and organizations.

Need cost-effective, time-saving training for your entire team? No problem! We can offer both initial certification and recertification. Base Medical is here to help meet the unique needs of your team, group, or organization.
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Base Medical Partners:

  • The Wilderness Medical Society
  • Rescue Tactics and Training
  • The American Alpine Club