University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School Hosts Seasonal Educational Activities

Tuesday, January 31 2012


MCCALL, Idaho –The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School will host several seasonal activities for outdoor enthusiasts at the McCall Field Campus.

A Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is scheduled March 9-18.

The 10-day course is sponsored by the nationally recognized National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Medicine Institute.

Dynamic, experienced instructors will refresh participants on the current techniques, protocols and controversies in the wilderness medicine field. Participants will review and practice evacuation and decision-making guidelines. Additionally, participants will have opportunities to ask questions based on real life experiences and practice challenging wilderness scenarios and case studies.

The WFR course also includes adult and child CPR. This course is the most popular program in wilderness medicine and is ideal for current wilderness first responders and wilderness emergency medical technicians. The WFR course is pre-approved for 18 hours of EMT continuing education units by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services. Tuition for the course is $630; the room and board option is $905. To register, contact Sacha Jackson, MOSS registrar, at (888) 634-3918.
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