[WFR] Wilderness First Responder Course

Wilderness First Responder
The Core Skills of Outdoor Leaders

Wilderness First Responder is the first aid skills of professional outdoor leaders. The topics of this course included patient exam, back country essential skills and long term patient take care, etc. 

The standard course are 7~10 days, 72~80 hours course in general.  We hope to make this training more popular and do not need to suffer long working days. We offer partial courses will combine onsite and online course. .

Student who finish courses and pass exams can get the certification of WFR from SOLO (Stonehearth Open Learning Oppotunities) and professional level CPR certification. The license will effective in 3 years. 

The course will conduct by SOLO certified instructor in English with translation in Chinese.

Notice: Not every student can pass the exam and get the certification.

Who needs the WFR training?
  • Outdoor Guide and Instructor
  • Recreational Leader
  • Person who work in outdoor or remote area
  • Rescue or Fire team member
  • The person who do outdoor expedition trip

The length of Certification : Certification lasts for three years since course finish date. 

Refresh the certification : Before the certification expired, WFR can get the refresh with 
                                               take the 2 days WFA course plus pass the writing test.
Course Schedule:   Online Course (30 hours) + 5 days On Site Course
                             (2023 open course under planning)

Course Location : Chin Shan Youth Center, New Taipei City.

Course Tuition: NT$28000

Prerequisites : Attender must have the Google' gmail account to Log In 
the online course website  

Register : Please click >>  ZA Course Register System

Instructors:  US SOLO Certified Instructor

Notice: The student need to prepare personal backpacking gear.
              (We will offer the gear list in the pre course information)

Course Topics
  • Anatomy & Physiology (A & P) of Respiratory System and Cardiothoracic Region
  • A & P of the Cardiovascular System
  • A & P of the Central Nervous System
  • A & P of the Gastrointestinal System and Genitourinary System
  • A & P of the Integumentary System
  • A & P of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Altitude-Related Injuries
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Bites & Stings: Animals & Plants
  • Bivouac Skills
  • Bloodborne Pathogens & Infectious Disease
  • Body Systems: Anatomy & Physiology
  • Burns
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Changes in Level of Consciousness
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Trauma
  • Cold-Related Injuries
  • Common Expedition Problems
  • CPR Considerations in the Remote Environment
  • CPR Practical Exam
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Dislocations & Reduction Techniques
  • Drowning-Related Injuries
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Fractures & Splinting Techniques
  • Group Preventative Medicine
  • Head Trauma
  • Heat-Related Injuries
  • History Taking & SAMPLE
  • Improvising Litters
  • Leadership in a Backcountry
  • Emergency Lifting & Moving Techniques
  • Lightning-Related Injuries
  • Long-Term Patient Care
  • Long-Term Management of the Shock Victim
  • Long-Term Wound Care
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies and Patient Assessment
  • Medicolegal Issues
  • Mock Rescue
  • Organizing the Rescue
  • PAS in the Extreme Environment
  • Patient Assessment System (PAS)
  • Poisoning
  • Primary Survey: “The First Five Minutes”
  • Prudent Heart Living
  • Role of the Wilderness First Responder
  • Secondary Survey & Vital Signs
  • Shock & Bleeding Control
  • Shortness of Breath
  • SOAPnote & Getting Help
  • Soft Tissue Injuries & Bandaging Skills
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury Management
  • Splinting Practice
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Techniques of CPR & CPR Skills
  • The Anatomy of a Backcountry Crisis
  • The Ten Essentials
  • Use of Epinephrine
  • Wilderness Stabilization & Bivouac
  • Wilderness versus Urban First Responder
  • Wilderness First Responder Practical Exam
  • Wilderness First Responder Written Exam
  • What is Wilderness First Aid?