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Wilderness First Aid


Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. is now offering a 16 hour Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course. Taught by instructors from the Wilderness Medicine Institute and Half Moon Bay Kayak Co. we will cover a wide array of medical topics, training you to be a competent rescuer in the backcountry. When emergency medical services are not around critical decisions are up to you.

This course is pre-approved by such organizations as: the American Camping Association, the United States Forest Service, and other governmental agencies. It may also be used for wilderness medicine recertification by those with previous training.

This course may be used to recertify Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Advanced First Aid and Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certifications. You must possess a valid certification from WMI to recertify through this course. Upon successful course completion you will earn a WMI of NOLS wilderness medicine certification.

Private classes can be arranged for groups of 10 or more.
If you would like to certify your team or organization, please call us!


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