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PE 1626: Wilderness First Responder

Wilderness First Aid

This 8-day, 80-hour course from Wilderness Medical Associates provides the prerequisite training and certification necessary for employment as a professional outdoor instructor at nationally recognized programs such as NOLS and Outward Bound. The curriculum goes beyond the basics needed for first aid certification to emphasize the skills and knowledge needed in backcountry rescue situations when extended care may be needed. 

Course Fee

Students: $855 
Community: $940 
CU Faculty/Staff:$940 

NOTE: Students enrolled in this course who are living on-campus will need to find off-campus accommodations until the residential halls open. Alternatively, campus housing is available during the spring semester WFR classes. 

Fill out the Fee Waiver Application to apply for a free or reduced PE course. 

Fee NotesNone
AttendanceParticipation in all class sessions is required in order to receive PE credit.
PrerequisitesNo previous experience.
Drop DeadlineSeptember 4th
EnrollmentEnroll through Student Center or by contacting COE at 607-255-6183 or
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For more information about Wilderness Medical Associates please visit their website.
Friday11/15/245:00pm to 7:00pm
Monday1/13/258:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday1/14/258:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday1/15/258:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday1/16/258:00am to 6:00pm
Friday1/17/258:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday1/18/258:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday1/19/258:00am to 6:00pm
Monday1/20/258:00am to 6:00pm