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Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Wilderness First Responder training and certification typically involves 60 hours of Emergency Medical Response [urban skills education] training, often focusing on pre-teen through adulthood emergency care (and specifically not considering infant, gerontological or "advanced" care), with the additional hours spent practicing these skills in a wilderness context, with wilderness-relevant equipment.

WFR training courses therefore train its students to prevent further injury, stabilize patients (improvising as necessary), to communicate authoritatively to front-country medical care and to evacuate the patient to definitive medical treatment as soon as practicable.