Student Life

Wilderness First Responder

WFR

Spring Break

For more info visit WMA (Wilderness Medical Associates).

The WFR course offers fast-paced hands-on training in backcountry medicine.

Mornings are devoted to lecture while afternoons and evenings are spent outside working on practical skills. Students perform in full-scale rescue simulations (complete with fake wounds and stage blood) and learn to respond in a crisis.

Getting your WFR will help you get any number of jobs in outdoor fields and is great knowledge to have if you spend a lot of time in the wilderness.

The course is exceptionally affordable to University of Redlands¬†students through a generous Emergency Preparedness Grant provided to make OP’s trips safer, as well as make the campus community better prepared for emergencies.


The University has a long tradition of encouraging and supporting study abroad.
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More than 47 percent of Redlands undergraduates participate in study abroad programs.

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