Wilderness First Aid\CPR Course-$299. Sept. 14-15

Wilderness First Aid/CPR Course (16 hours total) is an entry level, 2 full day first aid course for those who pursue outdoor activities. This course is ideal for backcountry users including skiers, climbers, mountaineers, hikers, bikers, and trail runners. Includes CPR and WFA Card.

image-20210331172958-1.jpegIn this course you will learn to deal with medical emergencies when help is miles away and dialing 911 is not an option. This course is the choice of many recreational skiers, climbers, mountaineers and anyone who ventures into the backcountry.  Basic first aid skills will be taught and practiced hands-on in the outdoor environment. We will prepare you for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments, and improvised equipment. 

Lecture and discussion, practical exercises and outdoor scenarios help students gain confidence, and encourage the development of critical decision making skills. After successful completion students are certified for 2 years with a WFA and CPR card by the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI), a nationally recognized organization.

Skills covered will include:

  • Patient assessment
  • Recognizing and treating shock
  • Bandaging and bleeding control
  • Splinting fractures, sprains and dislocations
  • Assessing head and spinal injuries
  • Treating hypothermia
  • Recognizing altitude sickness
  • Identifying various medical problems
  • Using non-standard and improvised equipment
  • Evacuation techniques
  • CPR

This course is 2 full 8 hour days in the field.  Includes WFA and CPR Card:  $299

September 14th, 2024 8:00 AM to September 15th, 2024 4:00 PM
11200 #6 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
United States
Phone: 530-414-5295
WFA Course $299.00