Wilderness First Aid Class Only (includes 2 lunches)- $250.00
Wilderness First Aid AND Adult CPR/AED (includes 2 lunches)- $300.00
Adult CPR/AED Only- $65.00
Housing and additional meals can be added on for additional charge.
Wilderness First Aid Course Tuition: $250 (includes 2 lunches)
To attend this course you must possess Adult CPR/AED Certification. You can add on CPR Certification to this course for an additional $50.00
CPR Certification will be held as a blended learning course with an online component to complete at home in advance, and a session from 7:00pm-9:00pm on Friday the 22nd.
Wilderness First Aid Certification itself will be held Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am-5:30pm
Lunch is included with the course fee on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast and dinner are included in the lodging fee for on site guests.
Breakfast Saturday & Sunday, Dinner Saturday is included with lodging.
To provide individuals a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response. This includes wilderness and remote environments, including urban disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes.
Possess current adult CPR/AED certification (this can be completed Friday Night)
Be at least 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course
Define wilderness first aid
Describe the difference between wilderness first aid and standard first aid
Describe the importance of immediately establishing control of the scene and starting the primary assessment
Discuss the importance of doing a secondary assessment
Discuss calling for help from a delayed-help perspective and evacuation considerations
Demonstrate a field assessment for injuries to the head
Define types of abdominal pain and discomfort including gastroenteritis (stomachache) and diarrhea
Describe the basics of an allergic response and its treatment and prevention
Define altitude illnesses including acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) and high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE)
Define types of burn injuries
Demonstrate a field assessment of a person with a chest injury
Describe the contents of an adequate wilderness and remote first aid kit, and its uses
Define the different types of heat-related illnesses
Describe the mechanisms of heat loss versus heat gain
Demonstrate a field assessment for injuries to bones and joints
Define shock and discuss the stages of shock
Define heart attack
Define serious bleeding and demonstrate control of bleeding
Describe briefly the general sequence of events during a submersion (drowning) incident
Describe how lightning can cause injury and/or death