Wilderness First Aid- American Red Cross

Designed 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.

American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid

Cost: $45/student

Practical Exercise

Saturday, April 15 & Sunday, April 16 at Camp Topenebee Check-In at 8am

Prerequisites:

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

*Participants 14 to 17 years old MUST have a parent/guardian at the skills session.

2-year certification

Digital certificate available upon successful completion of the 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 and Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Bone and Joint Injuries
  • Wounds and Wound Infection

If you have questions or need CPR/AED training contact Mel Chapman @ mnjchapman2@gmail.com