BSA Wilderness First Aid Training
BSA Wilderness First Aid is being offered March 25-26, 2023. Course starts Friday early evening and ends Saturday night. This is a 2-year certification.
This course will teach you best practices to prevent, assess, and treat medical emergencies when in the backcountry – which is defined as being more than one hour away from definitive medical care. The class is a 16-hour certification which includes not only classroom instruction but also a practical hands-on application in the form of practice scenarios. Most important, it emphasizes that the safety of everyone involved is paramount, and it teaches participants how to gain control of an urgent situation so that resources can be utilized appropriately.
The $125 price of your class includes the following: Wilderness First Aid Field Guide, First Aid Kit, Housing and food Friday-Saturday.
Participants must: be at least 18 years of age. Having basic first-aid training is very helpful but is not mandatory.
Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation
Friday 03-24-2023 5:00 PM ET to
Saturday 03-25-2023 7:00 PM ET
Coords: 40.5447208, -76.2276016
402 Blue Mountain Road
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 17972
03-17-2023 11:59 PM