To Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 05:00pm
Wilderness First Aid
Emergency Care in Remote Locations, this course provides information on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour away or more. This class will teach you what to look for and what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care. Please note: You must attend Both Days of Wilderness First Aid, Overnight camping is usually available.
(Must have current CPR certification card before starting Wilderness 1st Aid ) LIMITS Generally: 25 Students per Class ONLINE Registrations only as it gets closer to the specific dates
Wilderness First Aid Certification Classes
2019 Dates: When & Where
Wilderness First Aid / COST: $150
Camp Big Timber - 37W955 Big Timber Road, Elgin, Illinois 60124
Register for any of these Wilderness First Aid courses here!
Saturday 1-12-2019 8:00 AM to Sunday 1-13-2019 5:00 PM
Saturday 2-16-2019 8:00 AM to Sunday 2-17-2019 5:00 PM
Saturday 3-2-2019 8:00 AM to Sunday 3-3-2019 5:00 PM
Saturday 4-13-2019 8:00 AM to Sunday 4-14-2019 5:00 PM
Saturday 5-11-2019 8:00 AM to Sunday 5-12-2019 5:00 PM
Emergency Care in Remote Locations, this course provides information on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour away or more. This class will teach you what to look for and what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care.
This class includes:
Expanded information on heat and cold emergencies
Updated guidelines for managing snake bite emergencies
New information on managing diabetic emergencies
Skill sheets providing step-by-step visual reviews of procedures discussed
Flow charts reinforcing the decision-making process and appropriate procedures
Decision tables provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.
All participants in The Wilderness First Aid class should be at least 16 years old. The course is taught at an adult pace and some portions involve treatment and decisions that can be emotionally and physically distressing. The Course Director is authorized to make exceptions. Please contact the Course Director directly prior to registering any youth under 16.
For More Information, please contact: MIKE FUGATE / ROY BREEDE
Be prepared to spend some time outdoors during this course.
Lunch will be provided. Please contact the Course Director with any dietary needs.
Please wear your full field uniform. This is a uniformed event.
Attendees must attend both Saturday and Sunday classes to complete training.
A current CPR/AED certification is required for the Wilderness First Aid Certification. CPR/AED is not taught during this class.