Wilderness First Responder and WEMT

Open Recertification

Wilderness First Responder recertification is available through Medical Officer, Ltd. via participation in the last three days of a 5-day WFR course, or by completing a full WEMT Upgrade or Offshore Emergency Medicine course. This program is open to graduates of qualified wilderness medicine programs of at least 64 hours in length completed within the past three years, including many WFR courses and National Ski Patrol Outdoor Emergency Care. Graduates of programs other than WMA must be able to produce a verifiable certificate or training record. If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact Wilderness Medical Associates at office@wildmed.com or 207-730-7331.

Wilderness EMT recertification by any of the routes described above is available for graduates of  Wilderness Medical Associates WEMT Upgrade or EMT+W programs only.


wfr5: June 15 - 17 in Crested Butte, CO (Recert)

This option recertifies WFR and Wilderness Medical Associates WEMT graduates by attending the last three days of the five day WFR course based at the Crested Butte Community School, a easy walk from all lodging options in town and close to bus stops for the free shuttle to the mountain. Training will run from 0830 to approximately 1730 daily. You should be prepared for field exercises on rough terrain and in all weather. Crested Butte in June is usually cool to moderately warm. Snow is unlikely but possible.

Transportation to field training sites is required and is not provided by the sponsor. Car pooling is usually easy. Please see our Course Sites page for more information about lodging and travel in the Crested Butte area.

Lead Instructor: Jeffrey Isaac, PA-C

Cancellation Fee: $50 fee prior to 30 days before course start. 50% of tuition within 30 days of course start.

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To those in the field...

Medical Officer, Ltd. is based in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and is an Instructor Sponsor of Wilderness Medical Associates courses in Crested Butte, Denver, Durango, Moab and beyond. We are also retailers for Conterra products and our own custom medical kits.