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Grand Canyon River Guides has always been dedicated to sponsoring top-notch wilderness medicine classes that are tailored specifically to the challenges of the Grand Canyon environment.  We sponsor a fantastic Wilderness First Responder Re-certifcation class taught by Dr. Tom Myers and Marc Yeston, with years of experience in real-world Grand Canyon emergency situations. You can sign up and pay below!

 

But because we know how challenging it is fit things into your busy schedule, scroll down for a provider list to find other options in Flagstaff and in other areas. 

 

SIGN UP/PAY HERE FOR GCRG's WFR Recertification Class*

*Note: If you're already signed up and need to pay your balance, you can do so here. Thanks.

 

Canyon and River Medicine (WFR Recert), Sponsored by GCRG and DMI

Instructors: Dr. Tom Myers and Marc Yeston

 

Dates: February 15-17, 2019 (CLASS IS FULL!)

Location: O.A.R.S. Warehouse in Flagstaff (1802 W Kaibab Lane)

Time: 8 AM to 5 PM on the first two days, and 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the last day. (The CPR portion is scheduled for 8AM on Sat, Feb 16th)

 

Note: This is the same weekend as the Whale Foundation Wing Ding (Feb 16th) so you can get your WFR recert and have fun at the same time!


 

 

Wilderness First Responder Provider List

 

Desert Medicine Institute, sponsored by Grand Canyon River Guides, Inc.

Taught by: Dr. Tom Myers and Marc Yeston

Contact: Lynn Hamilton at GCRG

Email: gcrg@infomagic.net

Note: DMI courses are specifically tailored to the Grand Canyon environment

Checks can be made out to GCRG and mailed to PO Box 1934, Flagstaff, AZ  86002 or sign up online.

 

Desert Mountain Medicine

Contact: Nadia Kimmel, (406) 579-7070

Email: info@desertmountainmedicine.com

Website: www.desertmountainmedicine.com

Note: DMM typically holds courses in a variety of western states such as ID, UT, CO

 

Flagstaff Field Institute - certification through WMI of NOLS

Contact: Pete Walka for courses in Flagstaff at (928) 890-7199.

Email: pete_walka@nols.edu

Website: www.FlagstaffFieldInstitute.com

Note: WMI courses provide a 2-year WFR certification, and 2-year adult CPR certification

 

Grand Canyon Field Institute (GCFI) - certification through WMI of NOLS

Contact: 1(866) 471-4435 to sign up

Website: https://www.grandcanyon.org/learn/grand-canyon-field-institute

Note: WMI courses provide a 2-year WFR certification, and 2-year adult CPR certification

Note: WMI provides the instruction, and GCFI provides the venue, free camping, discounted lodging, and park entrance fee waiver.

 

Northern Arizona University (NAU Outdoors)

Contact: (928) 523-3229

Note: non-students can take courses from NAU Outdoors but the cost is 20% more than what appears on their website. Non-students should contact NAU Outdoors by phone to sign up.

 

Remote Rescue (wilderness medicine courses and swiftwater rescue classes)

Contact: Shoshanna Jensen Sack, (970) 764-7199

Email: remoterescue@yahoo.com

Website: www.remoterescuemed.com

Note: Remote Rescue courses include Heath Care Provider CPR from the American Heart Association, and Remote Rescue accepts cards from most companies with no problem.  Remote Rescue also holds classes in AZ and CO

 

Sierra Rescue (wilderness medicine courses and swiftwater rescue classes)

Contact: Julie Munger, (800) 208-2723

Email: info@sierrarescue.com or julie@sierrarescue.com

Website: www.sierrarescue.com

Note: Sierra Rescue has courses in CA, AZ, and WA

 

Wilderness Medical Associates

Contact: (888)-WILDMED

Email: office@wildmed.com

Website: www.wildmed.com

 

Wilderness Medicine Insitute (WMI of NOLS)

Contact: 1(800) 710-NOLS for courses throughout the US

Website: www.nols.edu/wmi

Note: WMI courses provide a 2-year WFR certification, and 2-year adult CPR certification

 

Wilderness Medicine Training Center

Contact: Paul Nicolazzo (509) 996-2502

Email: office@wildmedcenter.com

Website: www.wildmedcenter.com