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-Wilderness First Aid
-Wilderness First Responder -Open Recertification



WMA Nationwide Click here for a listing of all WMA scheduled courses.
 


Wilderness Medical Trainers

Lead Instructor
Darren Stokes
MS, WEMT, EMT-Basic + IV

Darren Stokes

Darren has been a professional outdoor guide and instructor for over 20 years and holds a Masters Degree in Outdoor Recreation. He lives in Buena Vista, Colorado at the base of the Collegiate Peaks and on the banks of the Arkansas River. Darren is a WEMT and volunteers for Chaffee County Search and Rescue where he serves as Training Officer and as a member of the Swiftwater Rescue Team.

Darren shares his love for the outdoors with wife Tina, son Jesse and daughter Bailey. The kids have been skiing since they were two and rafting since they were three, keeping up with them is Darren's foremost outdoor challenge.



Lead Instructor
Tim Graham
WEMT, EMT-Paramedic, FF
Tim Graham


Tim Graham retired from Miami Dade Fire Rescue last year after 32 years as a firefighter/paramedic, diver, hazmat tech, etcetera. A native Floridian the ocean has always been and will continue to be a part of his life. Wave Skis and kayaking occupy his spare moments between volunteering at the local environmental school and running.

 

 

 


Lead Instructor
Dr. Laura Helfman
MD, WFR


Dr. LauraDr. Laura was one of those docs who finished medical school and still didn't know what to do when she grew up, so she decided to do lots of things part-time. On any given day, she might be working as an emergency physician, teaching for wilderness medicine, or working as a whitewater raft guide. Home is northwest of Chattanooga where there is ample opportunity for all three.

 

 

Lead Instructor
Graham Stokes
WEMT, EMT-Paramedic, FF

Graham StokesGraham is the owner and Head Guide of Tall Man Outfitters. He's an Ohio Certified Paramedic and former volunteer firefighter. Graham makes a full time career as an outdoor educator and splits his time between guiding and teaching.

Graham lives in Gambier, Ohio with his wife Ellen and their black lab, Juno.

 

   
     
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