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