Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI

3:00pm PDT
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$340 for REI Members

$370 for non-members

28 spots left


  • Fitness level 1 Relaxed
  • Minimum age 16
  • Group size 28 people
  • Instructor NOLS Instructor

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.

  • 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

Map image of Chicago Botanic Garden - The Regenstein Learning Campus

More directions and information

Park in either lot 5 or 6; The Regenstein Learning Campus is northwest of the parking lots. Questions? Call our Local Experiences team at 1-877-819-3810 or email us at midwest-os@rei.com.

Cancellation policy

You may cancel your paid registration up to 7 days before your scheduled event for a full refund. View our Cancellation Policy .