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Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid
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10455 W. 6th Ave., Suite 150
Lakewood, CO 80215, US
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Description: Guided by our ECSI certified instructor, participants will earn their wilderness first aid certification. Students must pass an examination at the end of class to be certified. The Wilderness First Aid (WFA), two-day training course includes a series of short lectures and realistic practice scenarios that help students master the central concepts of wilderness medicine. This course teaches students how to respond and manage patients in an emergency for up to four hours or until a higher level of care arrives.  

Prerequisites: Must be 14 years or older

Certification and decertification available

 Certification is good for 2 years from course completion date

 Size: 12 per class

Please bring with you to class: A Lunch, Sneakers, comfortable clothing (not to loose or tight), water bottle, your personal first aid kit (if you have one), and pad and paper. Face masks as always will be required.

Course modules

  • Patient assessment
  • Chest injuries
  • Shock Head (brain) and spinal injuries
  • Bone and joint injuries
  • Wounds and wound infection
  • Abdominal problems
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat problems
  • Lightning
  • Altitude illnesses
  • Submersion incidents
  • Allergies and anaphylaxis
  • Wilderness first-aid kits
  • Burns
  • Scenarios

The text is the official collaboration between the Wilderness Medical Society, the largest membership society in the world devoted to wilderness medical issues, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

$175.00 per Participant
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