Wilderness First Aid
BSA Wilderness First Aid Certification Course
November 19-20, 2021
Check-in 7pm Friday. Course starts at 8pm
Departure by 8pm Saturday
Do you travel or camp in remote locations?
Are you 14 years old or older?
Do you have a passion for First Aid?
We have the perfect training for you!
Sign up for the NWGA BSA Wilderness First Aid Course and learn how to manage common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour away or more. This includes 16-hour BSA WFA Certification Course and CPR/AED Certification meeting BSA standards for High Adventure Bases through the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI).
Pre-registration required. Class size is limited to 20 people.
Cost: $50.00 per person (includes meals and WFA and CPR e-books and certifications)
Bring camping gear for Lean-To site
No uniform required
Topics To Be Covered:
CPR & AED
Types of Delayed-help Situations
Emergency Action Steps
Checking the scene, patient, and resources
Caring for the patient long term
Patient assessment and Record Keeping
Preventing Disease Transmission
Carrying Out the Plan
Deciding to Evacuate
Treatment of injuries such as: Wounds, Head and Spinal Injuries, Extremity Injuries, Abdominal Injuries, Sudden Illnesses, Major Bites and Stings, Burns, Altitude Illnesses, Shock
Please contact Virginia Yockey at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the course.