There are several ways you can Re-certify your outdated Wilderness First Responder (WFR) with WMO:
WFR Recert on line Blended WFR recert ! Complete 9 on line lessons before the on line video conference or in person skill sessions.
Same recert cost as WMO evening options.
2 years or less since last class 24 hrs - $350
3 years or less since last class 28 hrs - $395
4 years or less since last class 31 hrs - $440
5 years or less since last class 34 hrs- $485
Prices are based on groups of 3 or more- single student 125$ additional, 2 students 1$ additional each, 3 students $75 each. Prices include prompt sign up in 48 hrs which SAVES $50@
Talk with WMO Office to arrange -- blended learning takes work IT is NOT "buy a card"
Bring your friends and adventure partners. As first time students they can earn the AWFA certificate right along with you for $385.
You must score 80% on the written final quiz to recertify. With a lower score you may do essay work with $25 essay fee. One essay required per 3 point bracket below 80%. CPR taken this calendar year required- add on for $15 if you pass CPR written 1st time or $30 if CPR written retest is needed.
This class is convenient because you DO AT YOUR OWN SPEED. --MOST out side of front range DO ONLINE VIDEO SKILLS. WMO has higher standards of more knowledge presented. YOU CAN recert beyond 3 years up to 5 yrs!
All will have minimum 2 zoom skill session
All will take mini lessons group 1 with quiz
All will take all EPI lessons with quizzes
Under 2 yrs since last WFR will select 2 additional lessons with quizzes + read mini 2&3
Under 3 yrs since last WFR will select 3 additional lessons + mini group 2 w/ quiz + read mini 3
Under 4 yrs since last WFR will select 4 additional lessons + mini group 2 & 3 with quizzes
Under 5 yrs since last WFR will select 5 additional lessons + mini group 2 & 3 with quizzes
All quizzes can only be taken once - first quiz can be score of 70%
All following quiz must be 80% or better
2021 is WMO's 54 year, making it the oldest Wilderness Medicine school
Director Carl Weil has been on standards committees since 1994 in wilderness medicine education
WMOs programs all exceed the committee standards of WFA, AWFA & WFR
WMO is the first wilderness school Colorado and nationally [NREMT] approved in wilderness medicine
WMO has California training Approval thru Professional Outdoor Medical Educators,Carl Weil director
WMO is the 1st Wilderness Medicine school who's director has a Masters degree in Wilderness Medicine
24 hrs attending a 76 hr WMO WFR/WEMT full class training if within 2 yr period. Pro rescuer CPR is required. CPR may be included in the 24 hrs. Pro CPR taken within the previous 6 months is acceptable. CPR is included in most WFR classes. . Passing a written exam is required for all recerts. Recerts are to complete 5 sets of vital signs on class members
The full WALS class plus CPR and written exam will re-certify your WFR/WEMT. WEMTs must have at least 24 hrs plus CPR.
Books:WFR WMO Text Included down loadable. WMO Field guide [water proof, tear proof] mailed
The WFR/WEMT recert module book set includes two books:
- Backcountry Medical Care 4th Edition
- WMO WFR/WEMT Text 2019 Edition wilderness emt, wilderness first responder
Most schools WFR grads can recertify
The school you certified with may effect how many hours you will need. All recerts take Advanced airway session, Anaphylaxis session, oxygen session, wound closure session. CPR professional level no more than 6 months old is required.
Copy or verification of your WFR card..
Emailed Smartphone photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
If your Professional 2-person CPR is more than 6 months old, you need a new one. Typically CPR is good for 2 years. You can add CPR as part of these course.