Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid: (8, 16 AND 24-HOURS)

For those who work in or are active in locations more than one mile off the paved road or with poor/no cell reception or delayed response time

ASHI or ECSI Courses Available (Meets the requirements of the BSA)

LENGTH:  Depends if currently certified in CPR/AED/First Aid (8-hr), age and experience of attendees and interests of group

INCLUDES: 

  • Basic First Aid skills practiced in Remote Location settings
  • Splinting with available resources
  • Patient Moving/Lifting
  • Hypothermia Wraps, Hydration
  • Improvised Shelters
  • Emotional Aspects of Being Lost/Basic Survival Strategies
  • Extensive Outdoors Scenario Practice (regardless of weather!)
  • IMPROVISATION using available resources for splinting, moving, sheltering, warmth/cooling
  • All scenarios CUSTOMIZED to each group’s physical ability, reality of equipment available and experience in the outdoors