2023 Wilderness First Aid Classes

Wilderness First Responder

February 18 – 19 – 20, February 25-26, and March 4-5

WFR has long been recognized as the standard in wilderness medical training for guides, trip leaders and outdoor professionals. This 70-hour WFR course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to backcountry medical and trauma situations. Students will learn patient stabilization, treatment, and evacuation with special attention to extended patient care. Upon successful completion students will receive a SOLO WFR completion card valid for 3 years.

  • When? February 18 – 19 – 20, February 25-26, and March 4-5
  • Where? Camp Butterworth, Maineville, OH
  • Cost? $775 per participant (includes course text, certification, and scenario materials). To receive registration info or for questions, contact: Matt Hartman, Lead Instructor; Hartman.506@osu.edu.

Wilderness First Aid

March 11-12 (Sat & Sun)

WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast who wants a basic level of first aid training for remote trips when access to medical help can be delayed. First developed by SOLO Wilderness Medicine School in 1976, WFA is a 16-hour course that focuses on the entry-level skills of: response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries, environmental emergencies, soft tissue injuries, and medical emergencies. The WFA curriculum focuses on real life examples and blends classroom learning with hands-on scenarios. Upon completion, students will receive a SOLO certification card, good for 2 years.

  • When? Saturday and Sunday, March 11 & 12; 9:00am to 5:30pm each day
  • Where? Camp Butterworth, Maineville, OH
  • Cost? $250 per participant (course text, certification, scenario materials) To receive registration info or for questions, contact: Matt Hartman, Lead Instructor; Hartman.506@osu.edu.