Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Get-A-Way

Mulberry Gap is a rustic haven located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of Northwest Georgia with IMBA Epic mountain bike trails outside our front door! We provide cabin and campsite lodging, delicious home cooked meals and an amazing craft beer selection, shuttles to trailheads, guided mountain bike tours, and we host a variety of clinics, events, and private groups. 

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Wilderness First Aid (and/or CPR/AED)


  • Mulberry Gap 400 Mulberry Gap Road Ellijay, GA, 30540 United States (map)
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Cost:

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

Course Logistics

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.

Purpose

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.

Prerequisites

  • 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

Learning Objectives

  • 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

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