Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI

5:00pm America/Chicago
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$335 for REI Members

$335 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 1 Relaxed
  • Minimum age 16
  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor NOLS Instructors

Prepare for the unexpected in this hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine program taught by our partners at NOLS. If you work in a wilderness setting, enjoy outdoor activities or recreation opportunities, this 16-hour course is for you! Instruction will take place in classrooms and outdoor settings regardless of weather. Course completion results in a Wilderness First Aid certification. IMPORTANT: COVID-19 vaccination is required. Please bring proof of vaccination to your course. A negative COVID-19 test will not be accepted. On a case-by-case basis, NOLS may make an accommodation; please inquire directly via wilderness_medicine@nols.edu.

  • Understand and apply the Patient Assessment System
  • Provide effective first aid treatments for common injuries and illnesses
  • Learn to make appropriate evacuation decisions.

What to bring with you


This training is 8am-5pm each day and will not require or provide overnight camping on Saturday night. When the training is over on Saturday at 5pm, we will leave the park and reconvene on Sunday morning at 8am.

Activity location

Austin-Gateway REI

9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78759

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