Wilderness First Aid

Date/Time:

Nov 19, 2021 7:00 pm to Nov 20, 2021 8:00 pm

 

Location:

Camp Sidney Dew
3624 Everett Springs Road
Armuchee, GA 30105
Location Phone: 706-234-2393

 

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

Contacting help

Caring for the patient long term

Patient assessment and Record Keeping

Preventing Disease Transmission

Prioritizing Care

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 yockey11@gmail.com if you have any questions about the course.