NOLS Wilderness First Responder

NOLS Wilderness First Responder

Posted on: March 6th, 2019 by lena

Crossing Latitudes and the Water Rescue Federation of Slovenia are together hosting a NOLS Wilderness Medicine course in Slovenia.

The WFR course is designed to provide you with the tools to take care of an injured person and to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations.

The skills learned on a WFR course are needed whether you are a climber, a sea kayak instructor, a mountaineer, a backpacker or a person who live far away from clinics and hospitals. Calling 911 (US) or 112 (Europe) is not always possible.

Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning.

Half of your time will be spent completing practical skills, case studies and scenarios designed to challenge your decision making abilities. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.

This WFR course is held at Kamp Koren, Kobarid, Slovenia.

We highly recommend that you book your lodging (tent site, caravan, an Eco chalet or glamping) at Kamp Koren – situated by the Soca River only 500 meters from the town of Kobarid. When you book your lodging at Kamp Koren mention that you are taking the NOLS Wilderness Medicine course. Phone: +386 (0)5 389 13 11 Email:

Participants are required to pass both written and practical examinations to obtain WFR and CPR certification. Successful course completion earns you a NOLS Wilderness Medicine Adult & Child CPR certification and a NOLS Wilderness Medicine Wilderness First Responder international certification.

The NOLS Wilderness Medicine 80-hour Wilderness First Responder course is international industry standard.

Here is a link to the detailed Course Description:


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