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Wilderness First Aid

Saturday, January 26, 2019 & Sunday, January 27, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (both days)
Location: The Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy
Fee: Members: $135; Non-members: $145
Leader: Ryan Beltz

Earn Wilderness First Aid certification through the Red Cross. The Wilderness First Aid course is specifically designed to prepare you to act and care for emergencies that occur off the beaten path. This course is perfect for scout leaders, camp counselors, and outdoor enthusiasts. If you find yourself outdoors and in charge of a group, then you need to take this course.

The Wilderness First Aid course is 16 hours in length and is taught over two consecutive days. Participants must attend both days in order to earn this 2-year certification. CPR/AED training and certification will be provided.

Learning Objectives Include: Advanced Assessment and Evacuation Procedures; Head, Chest, Bone and Joint Injuries; Abdominal Emergencies; Allergic Reactions; Cold and Heat Emergencies; Shock and Heart Attacks; Controlling Bleeding; Submersion Emergencies; Altitude and Lightning Injuries; Other First Aid Necessities