This is the official E-Manual for Colorado Mountain College's & The Wildguide's Wilderness First Responder course & the Wilderness First Responder Refresher course. Course cost includes 2 year access to the online material and a 200 page Wilderness Rescue Medicine Field Manual that will be handed out the first day of the field session.
Learn how to treat common medical conditions and life threatening medical, trauma and environmental emergencies.
Learn how to safely evacuate patients out of remote environments using limited equipment and supplies.
Gain the confidence and competence to be a wilderness rescuer through extensive scenario based instruction in the accompanied 5 day field session.
Chapter 1: Introduction to WFR & WFR Refresher Courses
Chapter 2: Introduction to Wilderness Medicine
Chapter 3: Critical Body Systems Overview
Chapter 4: Basic Life Support Skills
Chapter 5: Patient Assessment
Chapter 6: Traumatic Injuries
Chapter 7: Medical Emergencies
Chapter 8: Environmental Emergencies
Chapter 9: Wilderness First Aid Kits & Pharmacology
Chapter 10: SAR & Wilderness Evacuation Techniques
Chapter 12: Anatomy Diagrams
Chapter 13: Additional Resources: (no need to memorize, no testing on these)
Chapter 14: Abbreviations
Chapter 15: References and Picture Credits
How to use The Wild Guide Thinkific E-Manual for all courses
WFR 5 day Field Itinerary for Initial WFR training
WFR Refresher: Itinerary and hybrid pre-course requirements
WEMS Introduction, Med/legal & Wilderness Protocols
Resource: Colorado Good Samaritan Law
Resource: Colorado Good Samaritan Law for administration of Epinephrine
Good Samaritan Epinephrine Case Scenario
Medical Legal & wilderness protocol quiz
A & P Overview
Respiratory System Overview: Anatomy & Physiology
Cardiovascular System Overview
Central and Peripheral Nervous System Overview
A & P Quiz