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Wilderness First Aid by

American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)

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Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With an ASHI Wilderness First Aid class, first aid providers in a remote outdoor setting will be better prepared to respond when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person. 


Student manual and lots of hands-on skill practice scenarios along with Information-filled slide presentation covering wilderness and remote first aid from a basic understanding of emergency response in an outdoor setting to specific techniques and considerations for a wide range of injuries and illnesses. 

Course topics include:

  • Moving and lifting an injured person

  • Cleaning, closing, and dressing major wounds

  • Heat and cold emergencies

  • Drowning

  • Lighting strikes

  • Altitude sickness

  • Bites and stings

  • Water and food

  • Emergency shelter

  • First Aid kits

PREREQUISITE: Certification in adult CPR and AED is required prior to taking this course
Friday & Saturday, September 4th & 5th, 2020
Nothing to book at the moment
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