Safety always! This course is designed for the outdoor enthusiast, backpacker, dayhiker or wilderness survivalist who require or desire wilderness first aid knowledge and skills. Wilderness First Aid is an objectives-driven, skills-based course based on the ASHI Wilderness First Aid (WFA) program. The course utilizes didactic instructions and active participation to teach students foundational knowledge of the principles of first aid in a wilderness setting and application of that knowledge. Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements defined by ASHI for WFA certification, students will be issued documentation of certification.
Students learn in-depth wilderness first aid skills and priorities of injuries. Learn practical hands-on treatments for basic wounds, heat and cold injuries, common injuries such as sprains, strains and abrasions to burns, dislocations, fractures and spinal injuries. Learn to select and assemble your individual first aid kit (IFAK). Students leave this course prepared to administer first aid on yourself, family members, friends or strangers. Never enter the wilderness without being prepared to help others.