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REI Outdoor School.
This two- or three-day introductory course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel and work in the outdoors. More information
If you are using a WFA course to recertify a WAFA, WFR, or WEMT, please review our recertification policies to make sure you're eligible to re new your certification.
EMT CEUs not available
Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine credit not available
Category 1 CMEs for physicians not available
Central Wyoming College credit not available
1 semester credit available from University of Utah for an additional fee of $95
0.5 semester credits available from Western State Colorado University for an additional fee of $60