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Wilderness First Aid Class

Quick Details

Person
$230

Train for Emergencies in Wilderness and Remote Environments

Duration

April 17th and 18th 2021
9 am start – 5 pm end both Saturday and Sunday

About

Train for Emergencies in Wilderness and Remote Environments

  • Ideal for anyone in a recreational or occupational environment an hour or more from EMS response
  • 16-hour outdoors course with a 2- year WFA certification
  • Prerequisites: Minimum age of 14 with current certification in adult CPR/AED*
  • Adult CPR Course offered separately prior to Wilderness First Aid Course

Ideal course for scouts, outdoor enthusiasts, or employees in remote environments an hour or more from EMS response. This 16-hour Wilderness and Remote First Aid course gives you the skills and confidence you need to respond to an emergency when help may be delayed. This course consists of practical exercises in an outdoor setting utilizing your typical hiking and outdoor supplies as tools for the most realistic experience.

Course Highlights

To prepare participants to give care for potentially life-threatening emergencies in a delayed-help situation, the Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course covers the following:

  • Primary and Secondary Assessments • Wounds and Wound Infection
  • Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries • Hypothermia
  • Bone and Joint Injuries • Heat-Related Emergencies
  • Allergies and Anaphylaxis • Altitude-Related Illnesses
  • Burns • And more….
    Students receive a textbook as well as a compact, weather-resistant pocket guide for reference in the field. 2-year Wilderness First Aid certification is included.