16-Hour Wilderness First Aid Course
October 22, 2022
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 and scenario-based learning.
Upon successful completion of this course students will receive an internationally recognized ECSI certification in Wilderness First Aid.
A refund will be given for a cancellation request more than 48 hours before the scheduled event. No shows or cancellations less than 48 hours of the scheduled event will not be refunded.