Off Campus PE Credit

WFA Course Syllabus

Course Intros
-Course, instructor, and student introductions
-Facility Orientation
-General Course information, course completion requirements
-Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

Breathing and cardiac emergencies:CPR/AED for theProfessional Rescuer
-Primary Survey
-Obtaining Consent and Legal Considerations
-Basic Precautions to prevent disease transmission
-Resuscitation masks: using a Bag Valve Mask (BVM) vs a Pocket Mask
-General procedures for injury or sudden illness on land
-moving a victim

Breathing Emergencies
-Airway Obstruction conscious/unconscious infant, child, adult
-Rescue Breathing

Cardiac Emergencies
-Signs and Symptoms of Cardiac Arrest (Heart Attack)
-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation infant, child, adult

Automated External Defibrillator
-Basic Cardiology
-Utilizing an AED on an Adult and Child
-Contraindications on using an AED

Two Rescuer CPR/AED on Adult, Child, and Infant


Wilderness First Aid
-The Emergency Action Steps
-Initial Assesment
-Emergency Moves – Clothes Drag, Log Roll
-Prioritizing Care
-The Ten Essentials
-Secondary Survey
-Physical Exam and SAMPLE History
-Patient Vital Signs
-Sudden Illness
-Water Sterilization Steps
-Caring for Shock
-Injuries to muscles, bones, and joints
-Bites and Stings
-Administering Epinephrine
-Assisting with bronchodilators (inhalers)
-Heat Related Emergencies
-Cold Related Emergencies
-First Aid Kits
-Communication and Technology (GPS)
-Emergency Action Plan
-Common types of injuries in your area

Course Review
-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
-Wilderness First Aid

Course Written Exams
-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
-Wilderness First Aid


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