Training & Resources

Training & Resources

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

WFA, either 8-hour or 16-hour, is recommended for any researchers travelling to areas greater than 1 hour from emergency medical care. We offer Field Research Safety interactive workshops, which can be tailored to the needs of the department or research groups.

To inquire about Wilderness First Aid or other training, fill out the Field Safety Training Information Request or email

Wilderness First Aid: 8 hours

(8 hours, 1 day)
To request a space in the class, draft a Field Safety Plan for one of your sites and fill out the Training Information Request Form online.
Contact with questions, or for help with your Field Safety Plan.

  • May 21, 2021 (Friday), 8:30am - 5:30pm, Davis
  • June 16, 2021 (Wednesday), 8:30am - 5:30pm, Davis (full, waitlist only)
  • June 28, 2021 (Monday), 8:30am-5:30pm, TERC (full, waitlist only)
  • July 8, 2021 (Thursday), 8:30am-5:30pm, Davis


Wilderness First Aid: 16 hours

(16 hours, 2 days)
If your work is very remote, a 16-hour class may be more suitable. Contact us at for more information.

  • May 29-30, 2021 (Saturday-Sunday), 8:30am - 5:30pm, Davis


Field Research Workshop

We'll discuss strategies to stay safe and get the most out of your trips to the field. 

  • New dates coming soon


Epinephrine Auto-Injector (Epi-Pen) training

  • Training available upon request