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Wilderness First Aid Training
April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm$40 – $220
Wilderness First Aid – Taught by Solo Schools
Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one-and maybe even save a life.
WHO IS THE WFA FOR?
The WFA is the perfect course for all Scoutmasters, ASMs, and Adults that are outdoor enthusiasts who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the BSA High Adventure and ACA guidelines.
WHAT IS TAUGHT?
The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.
CPR add on:
Do you also need a CPR certification? That additional course can be completed the same day on Saturday night. This certification is required for BSA High Adventure.
Contact: bill.holmlund@HeartofNEwEnglandBSA.org / 508-873-5696
Minimum course size 12 and maximum 25 (CPR min 6)
$175 for BSA members
$220 for non-members
$40 additional for CPR certification course
Saturday, April 6, 2019 8 am – 12, 1-5 pm
CPR Saturday 6-9 pm
Sunday, April 7, 2019 8 am – 12, 1-5 pm
Note: Participants are responsible for their own meals. Shared campsite is available Saturday night, contact Bill Holmlund