How to Register for First Aid Courses

Whitman Students

The registrar’s office will handle all Whitman student registrations for WFR classes but the OP rental shop will handle the WFR recertification course. Whitman students can register any time during the fall semester for the January WFR course with Stacey Giusti in the registrar's office.This class fills up early so it is recommended to register in October or November for the January WFR course.

Community Members/ Non-Whitman Students

There are waitlist spaces available in the January and March WFR courses for non-students. Registration for these spaces are handled by the Whitman College Outdoor Program Rental Shop on a first come first served basis. To register call (509.527.5965) or email: rileyab@whitman.edu

First Aid Courses

Jan. 4-13, 2019 (2 WFR courses), Whitman College

This 80-hour course with the NOLS Wilderness Medicine provides the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Practical skill work, case studies, and scenarios designed to challenge your decision-making abilities and enhance classroom time. Whitman: $650, Community: $775. For more information or to register, call the OP Rental Shop at (509.527.5965). 

Below is the letter and registration information for the upcoming course: Registration and Info packet for 2019 will be updated soon!

February 16-18, 2019 (2 WFR Recert Courses- FIRST TIME HOLDING 2!)

Wilderness First Responder Recertification Course

This scenario-based course is specifically designed to meet the needs of recertifying WFR students. Includes adult heart-saver CPR. Whitman: $295. Community: $345.  Registration for this course is done online through the Compass portal.

Below is information for our upcoming course: Registration and Info for 2019 will be updated soon!

To complete the registration for a Whitman student, follow this link to our Compass website here.  

Create your Compass account by starting a new registration (the right side option), and entering your information. Once logged in, select 'Start a New Registration' from your participant home tab. Select yourself as the participant, then the WFR re-cert trip at the bottom of the list. It will walk you through a series of pages to enter personal information, a consent page, then payment options at the end. Once you have submitted your registration, the trip will show up on your participant home page.

March 9-18, 2019 (1 WFR Course) Wilderness First Responder, Whitman College

This 80-hour course with the NOLS Wilderness Medicine  provides the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Practical skill work, case studies, and scenarios designed to challenge your decision-making abilities and enhance classroom time. Whitman: $650, Community: $775. For more information, or to register call the OP Rental Shop at (509.527.5965). 

You'll find information about accommodations on the Walla Walla tourism site.

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