Planning to take your scouts on a Backcountry adventure?
Do you have a leader with Wilderness First Aid Training?
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of, and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is an hour or more away.
Who should attend? Any unit leader whose Troop is planning a backcountry trek.
Who can attend? Scout Leaders and Youth over the age of 14.
- Patient assessment
- Chest injuries
- Head and spinal injuries
- Bone and joint injuries
- Wounds and wound infection
- Abdominal problems
- Heat problems
- Altitude illnesses
- Submersion incidents
- Allergies and anaphylaxis
- Wilderness first-aid kits
February 20 & March 6, 2022
8am-4pm both days
Participants must attend both sessions and demonstrate skills learned to earn certification.
Participants will receive certification, which is valid for 2
years, and a Wilderness First Aid handbook.
Fee does not include food. Participants will need to bring
their own lunch and snacks.