Wilderness First Aid

WFA 2017

The Wilderness First Aid course is perfect for anyone venturing outdoors who could be more than 1 hour from definitive medical care.  That could be someone who paddles, hikes, bikes, skis, or travels off the beaten path.  The wilderness first aid class also meets the first aid requirement for American Canoe Association Instructor and British Canoeing coaching certifications.

The Wilderness First Aid class mixes classroom lectures and discussions with practical hands on training and scenarios.  CPR certification is included in the course.

WFA Course topics include:
Patient Assessment System; CPR;  Nervous System; Near Drowning; Respiratory System; Fractures, Stable Injuries; Splints 1-Extremities; Hypothermia; Hyperthermia and Heat Illness;  Circulatory System; Lightning Injuries;  Anaphylaxis; Lifting, Moving Extrication; Patient Carries; Wounds and Burns; Backcountry Medicine

Wilderness First Aid April 29-30, 2017 $195.00 . WFA with a CPR Certificate $230 Register Now

Course fee includes all necessary materials and will based at The Power of Water  in Lansing