Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is a 72-hour program of instruction that affords the participant the skill sets to deliver casualty care in rural, wilderness, and technical rescue environments, making critical medical and evacuation decisions. Training is conducted in the field setting through didactic, practicum and simulation training exercises (STX).
Limited to 24 Participants
Allergies and Anaphylaxis
Bites, Stings, and Poisoning
Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Common Wilderness Medical Problems
Leadership, Teamwork, and Communication
Long-Term Casualty Care
Medical Decision Making
Mental Health Emergencies
Patient Assessment System (PAS)
Search and Rescue
Spinal Cord Injuries
Urinary and Reproductive Issues
Wilderness Drug and First Aid Kits
Wilderness Wound Management
Tactical Element is a Board Approved Educational Provider (50-17997) for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic (PMD) training by the State of Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.
Wilderness First Responder awards 12 Continuing Education (CE) Hours applicable to the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Refresher Requirements in accordance with Recertification Requirements as prescribed by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
12 CE Hours
National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
1. The psychomotor examination of Wilderness First Responder provides a hands-on opportunity for you to demonstrate the skills you have learned and meets National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) requirements. Successful completion of the Wilderness First Responder are eligible to take the NREMT cognitive examination for certification.
2. Operational Load-Out List provided upon registration.
3. Tent and sleeping bag required.
4. How you train is how you perform! Wilderness First Responder continues forward regardless the weather (w/ exception of lightning). Be prepared to conduct training in wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.