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16 hours

Wilderness First Aid
Wilderness First Aid

Medical

Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, this course aligns with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification.


2 year certification

Topics include:

Primary and Secondary AssessmentsHead/Brain, Neck and Spinal InjuriesHeat-Related EmergenciesHypothermiaAltitude-Related IllnessesAllergies and AnaphylaxisBurnsBone and Joint InjuriesWounds and Wound Infection

Instructors

Susan Hutchcraft

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