Wilderness first aid: Would you know what to do? (April 23-24)

Wilderness first aid demonstration

Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one-and maybe even save a life.

WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines. Developed by SOLO Wilderness Medicine School, WFA is a 16-hour course that focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Upon completion, you’ll receive a certification that is good for 2 years.

  • When: Saturday and Sunday, April 23 – 24; 8 AM to 5 PM each day
  • Where: Camp Whip Poor Will, 3223 Middleboro Rd, Morrow, OH 45152
  • Cost: $225 per participant

To register, contact: Matt Hartman [email protected]

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