Emergency Care in Remote Locations, this course provides information on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour away or more. This class will teach you what to look for and what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care.
This class includes
Expanded information on heat and cold emergencies
Updated guidelines for managing snake bite emergencies
New information on managing diabetic emergencies
Skill sheets providing step-by-step visual reviews of procedures discussed
Flow charts reinforcing the decision-making process and appropriate procedures
Decision tables provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take
All participants in The Wilderness First Aid class should be at least 16 years old. The course is taught at an adult pace and some portions involve treatment and decisions that can be emotionally and physically distressing. The Course Director is authorized to make exceptions. Please contact the Course Director directly prior to registering any youth under 16.”
Please wear your full field uniform. This is a uniformed event.
Attendees must attend both Saturday and Sunday classes to complete training.
A current CPR certification is required for the Wilderness First Aid Certification. CPR is not taught during this class. If you do not have a current CPR certification you can sign up for a class at https://scoutingevent.com/127-CPRAEDtraining