Pony Express Council - Wilderness & Remote First Aid Course

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Wilderness & Remote First Aid Course

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Wilderness & Remote First Aid Course

March 25-26, 2023

Camp Geiger Herzog Lodge

9:00am - 6:00pm

Class Cost: $60.00 plus purchase of the training guide ($17.99)

Designated for Scouts and Scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments. This course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, this course aligns with OSHA's Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification.

This is a 2 year certification.  Digital certification available upon successful completion of course.

Course length: 16 hours

Topics include:

  • Primary and Secondary Assessments
  • Head/Brain, Neck, and Spinal Injuries
  • Heat-Related Emergencies
  • Hypothermia
  • Altitude-Related Illnesses
  • Allergies & Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Bone an Joint Injuries
  • Wounds and Wound Infection


Wilderness & Remote First Aid Emergency Reference Guide and Pocket Guide $17.99 - Students are responsible for purchasing and bringing guide to the training. The guide is available online here.

Class Fee: $60.00

Maximum class size is 10 people

Contact Richard Doornink for questions 816-632-9411.



When & Where
Camp Geiger
Saturday 03-25-2023 9:00 AM CT to
Sunday 03-26-2023 6:00 PM CT
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