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Recreational Wilderness First Aid

Price: $48 for Advance Registration / $52 Walk-In

Time: 3 Hour Class

Certification and Credit: This non-certification class is designed for outdoor enthusiasts who are not functioning in any “official” capacity as a guide, or leader, on a sponsored outdoor activity… and therefore, do not require certification.

Prerequisite: None

Description: Whether it be recreational day activities (e.g. hiking, backpacking, canoeing, rafting, biking) or multi-day activities, which likely include camping, this class teaches specific wilderness/remote First Aid information that is helpful in remote or wilderness settings.

This class covers the following topics:

  • Initial Preparations, First Aid Kit and PPG
  • Drinking Water Treatment and Safety
  • Accident Scene Safety, Risk Factors
  • Treatment of Shock and other Medical Emergencies
  • Biological Hazards and Response
  • Environmental Hazards and Response
  • Integumentary Injuries and Care
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries and Care
  • Stretcher Construction & Emergency Shelter Construction
  • Evacuation Considerations