The Wilderness Life Support course combines online learning with one day of hands-on instruction to effectively train students in managing medical situations in the backcountry when traditional medical services are unavailable. Read more about our wilderness medicine course curriculum.
At the completion of the online and practical sessions you will receive a Wilderness Life Support certificate in Wilderness First Aid.
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The Wilderness Life Support (WLS) certification is designed for the outdoor enthusiasts, day hikers, or world travelers with little to no previous medical experience. This hybrid course is designed specifically for the busy WLS student. The course consists of 15 self-paced online modules to be completed prior to the course followed by a one 8-hour skills day.