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Wilderness First Aid
June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 12:00 pm CDT$250
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).
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).
June 6: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 7: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 13: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 14: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.