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Wilderness First Aid with CPR

Duration

20 hours

Age

16+ yrs

Tuition

$320 to $375

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Prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine with CPR, taught over 20 hours. If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.

This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than eight hours). You'll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions.

You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments!

Course Policies
Please review our policies including cancellation policies, attendance requirements, minimum age requirements, and more. 

Additional Details

Academic Credit (Learn more)
This course is approved for 1 college credit through the University of Utah and 0.5 college credit through Western Colorado University.
 

Course Approval
This course is recognized by the American Camp Association to meet specific ACA standards requiring certifications. The course meets the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid training requirements. Additionally, the Wilderness First Aid course (WILDMI-554), and when included the CPR/AED course (WILDMI-134), are approved by the United States Coast Guard to meet the first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1)(ii) and 46 CFR 11.201(i)(2)(iiI) for a merchant mariner credential.

Course Dates

5 courses

Granby, CO
Camp Chief Ouray

May 19, 2024 –
May 21, 2024

$375

Baltimore, MD
Backyard Basecamp, Inc

Jun 25, 2024 –
Jun 27, 2024

$340

Seattle, WA
The Bush School

Aug 12, 2024 –
Aug 14, 2024

$320

Reykjavik, Iceland
Icelandic Mountain Guides

Oct 11, 2024 –
Oct 13, 2024

TBA

Walla Walla, WA
Whitman College

Feb 15, 2025 –
Feb 17, 2025

TBA


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