16-Hour Wilderness First Aid Course with CPR/AED (April 2023)
April 1, 2023
Beaver Meadow Audubon Center
When faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location it is critical to know what to look for and how to respond. This 16-Hour Wilderness First Aid (WFA) class is a comprehensive course on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour or more away. Knowledge of WFA is essential for those that recreate in remote locations. This course will cover the most current practice guidelines and assessment best practices and will prepare you to make essential decisions and implement the appropriate procedures.
Course topics include:
- Primary and Secondary Assessments
- Head/Brain, Neck and Spinal Injuries
- Heat-Related Emergencies
- Altitude-Related Illnesses
- Allergies and Anaphylaxis
- Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Wounds and Wound Infection
- Emergency and Evacuation Plans
- Building a proper wilderness first aid kit
Course Format: In person, mixture of classroom discussion, skills practice, scenario-based learning, and independent reading.
Upon successful completion of this course students will receive an internationally recognized ECSI certification in Wilderness First Aid and Adult, Child, and Infant CPR/AED.
A full refund minus the 3% payment processing fee will be given for a cancellation request more than 7 days prior to the scheduled event. A 50% refund minus the 3% payment processing fee will be given for cancellations less than 7 days but more than 48 hours prior the scheduled event. No shows or cancellations less than 48 hours of the scheduled event will not be refunded.