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Wilderness First Aid

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - May 29 @ 4:00 pm CDT


This program is designed to teach individuals how to deal with emergency situations by using first aid skills in a delayed-help environment. The Wilderness and Remote First Aid program is appropriate for audiences from youth-serving organizations as well as adults who participate in outdoor recreational activities or who work in wilderness or remote settings where emergency medical services (EMS) response is more than 1 hour away. The Wilderness and Remote First Aid program emphasizes experiential learning and major portions of the course are meant to be taught in outdoor settings.

This is a hybrid course including online lecture time as well as in-person skills, scenarios and exam. 12 hours will be hosted online, utilizing video seminars with a live Expedition School instructor, educational videos, and a digital course manual. An additional 6 hours will be scheduled for skills, scenarios and exam either completed virtually with a live Expedition School instructor OR in person. Upon successful completion, students will receive the following certifications, valid for 2 years: American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid. Instructor to student ratio is limited to 1:15. Please note: Adult CPR/AED is a course prerequisite.

Total Hybrid Course Time: 18 hours: 12 hours lecture + 6 hours skills, scenarios and exam (completed virtually or in person).

COVID-19 Update
Upon successful completion of the lecture series (12 hours), students will have 90 days in which to schedule and take the final in-person skills assessment portion of the course (4 hours).

Time (CDT):

May 26: 12:00pm – 4:00 pm
May 27: 12:00pm – 4:00 pm
May 28: 12:00pm – 4:00 pm
May 29: 12:00pm – 4:00 pm

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May 26 @ 12:00 pm CDT
May 29 @ 4:00 pm CDT
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The Expedition School
(512) 626-6282


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