Twenty-three percent of people who suffer a traumatic medical emergency die before EMS arrives because no one on scene was trained to provide first aid care. You can be prepared to be someone's hero without having to spend days in a classroom and study hundreds of pages of a textbook. We make learning first aid convenient, rememberable and online.




Online Wilderness First Aid Certification Course


This course is based on Wilderness Medical Society Guidelines and medical best practices and consists of all fifty lectures, demonstrations, videos and slides found in the traditional, onsite, two-day, sixteen hour Wilderness First Aid certification course. 

Additional bonus content to include downloadable handouts and checklist are made available to you in this course. You will have the opportunity to test your new knowledge with graded quizzes and practice your skills in scenarios.

Included is a proctored, virtual skills assessment that you may schedule at a time that is convenient for you.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a digital Certificate of Certification that is active for two years.

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Online Wilderness First Aid Certificate Course




This course is a complete Wilderness First Aid course with all 50 lectures, demonstrations and practice scenarios but does not include a skills assessment. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a completion certificate. Included is a free copy of Wilderness First Aid Made Easy that will be mailed to you.


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Blended Learning Wilderness First Aid Certification Course


This blended learning Wilderness First Aid course consists of two portions - the online portion of the course and an in person Skills Assessment.

The online portion of this course consists of all thirty-three lectures, demonstrations, videos and slides found in the traditional, onsite, two-day, sixteen hour Wilderness First Aid certification course. Additional bonus content to include downloadable handouts and checklist are made available to you in this course. You will have the opportunity to test your new knowledge with graded quizzes and practice your skills in scenarios provided in this course.

The Skills Assessment portion of this course consists of seven hours of hands on skills assessment where you will demonstrate splinting skills, primary and secondary assessment skills and identifying and treating patient illnesses and injuries. You will need to register for the in person Skills Assessment and successfully pass to receive a Wilderness First Aid certification.

Upon successful completion of the online and in person skills assessment portions of the course, you will earn an internationally recognized, two-year Wilderness First Aid certification.

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Virtual Instructor Led Training Wilderness First Aid Certification Course


This Virtual Instructor Led Training enables you to attend a Wilderness First Aid certification course and never leave your home. All classroom lectures, demonstrations, and presentations found in a traditional, onsite, two-day, sixteen-hour Wilderness First Aid certification course are provided using Zoom. Interact with your instructor and other students just as you would in a traditional WFA course. Also included is downloadable bonus content, electronic textbooks, graded quizzes and practice scenarios.

Virtual, High fidelity, Skills Assessment - Participants will pair up in Zoom Breakout Rooms and take turns being patient and caregiver. You’ll demonstrate splinting skills, primary and secondary assessment skills and practice identifying and treating illnesses and injuries.

No prior medical experience required.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn an internationally recognized, two-year Wilderness First Aid certification.

Graduation requirements and course operating procedures for Virtual Instructor Led Training can be reviewed here.

Learn more and register for the VILT WFA Course here.

Bleeding Control Emergency First Aid - Free Course



Learn five different skills to stop bleeding. This free course is an excerpt from the Wilderness First Aid Certificate Course.

Included in this course is a PDF download of the algorithms used in this course and video demonstrations of:

Pressure dressings

Hemostatic dressings

Wound packing

Digital pressure

Digital pinch

Tourniquets - CAT and SWAT


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion.

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Your instructor - Jeffrey S. Imel, Emergency Medical Services Educator and Author


I am a National Registry Emergency Medical Technician and Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician. I hold instructor certifications in First Aid, CPR/AED, First Responder and Wilderness First Aid. I have over three decades of teaching experience.

My life mission is to educate people with no medical background how to deliver aid in the first critical minutes of a medical emergency and continue to provide care while waiting for EMS to arrive.

I am the author of four first aid books. My books illustrate first aid care and treatment using intuitive “Yes-No” decision diagrams. These books significantly reduce the time first aid students spend taking notes in class and students who use my books report increased retention and achieve higher test scores. My book and teaching method will increase your confidence during the scenario portions of the course and serve as an excellent review tool to help you keep your knowledge refreshed.​

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