Backcountry Emergency Care

Basic First Aid and Wilderness First Aid provide you with the ability to address emergency situations in all conditions

If you spend time in the wilderness for any reason, consider taking Wilderness First Aid

 

 
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Wilderness First Aid & Remote Care

A foundation of first aid principles and skills

Learn how to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response. Topics covered will range from dealing with trauma, medical and environmental emergencies in a remote location as well as calling for help and evacuation considerations. The American Red Cross CPR and AED certificate is also included in this course.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Assessing & Handling Medical Emergencies & Trauma

  • Stabilizing Patients

  • Techniques for Extraction & Getting Help

  • Responding Calmly & Efficiently

Course Details

PRICING . . .

$290 person/course

PREREQUISITES . . .

Must be 18 years of age or 14 years old with parent/guardian participating in course

Dates . . .

November 9-10, 2018

EQUIPMENT . . .

Day Pack

Rain Gear

Water & Snacks

Notepad & Pen

Referance & Field Guide Provided

LOGISTICS . . .

Two-Day Course (18 hours total instruction time)

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Max CLIENT TO GUIDE RATIO . . .

8 Clients : 1 Instructor

 

 

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First Aid, CPR, AED Certification

Learn actions you can take in an emergency situation to save lives and get help

Whether this is your first certification, or if you are refreshing your knowledge, our highly qualified instructors are ready to help you feel confident with first aid.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Assessing & Handling Minor Injuries

  • How to perform life-saving CPR

  • How to use an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)

  • How to appropriately activate the emergency response system (911)

Course Details

Pricing . . .

$120 per person

Prerequisites . . .

Must be 16 years of age

Dates . . .

Custom dates available by request. Call us to schedule.

Equipment . . .

None

Logistics . . .

Half-Day Course (5 Hours)

Max Client to Guide Ratio . . .

8 Clients : 1 Instructor

 

 

SOLO

SOLO Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Refresh your medical skills

For students whose current WFR certification is due to expire. This WFR Recert combines traditional classroom sessions with hands-on practical skills scenarios to help you maintain the confidence to make critical medical decisions in a wilderness setting. This intensive course covers the standard WFR curriculum as well as new wilderness protocols. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is a three-year certification when taken through SOLO. Students are advised to re-take the full WFR course after three recertifications.

COURSE DETAILS

Pricing . . .

$295 per person

Price includes CPR Certification at no extra charge

CPR is required to maintain your WFR certification

Prerequisites . . .

Current Wilderness First Responder Certification

Dates . . .

October 6th-7th, 2018

Equipment . . .

A gear list will be emailed to you when you register

Logistics . . .

Two-Day Course, 8 AM to 5 PM

Meet at the Buena Vista Community Center, 715 East Main Street

Max Client to Guide Ratio . . .

12 Clients : 1 Instructor