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Wilderness First Aid Course

April 22 @ 8:30 am - April 23 @ 5:30 pm

$350

Be prepared for any outdoor adventure and get certified to work in outdoor organizations and camps.

Join this two-day Wilderness Medical Associates  course, April 22 -23, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm each day. This certification is ideal for seasonal outdoor staff and those involved in recreational wilderness trips.

  • Learn about general medical concepts and life support skills when definitive care is over 2 hours away.
  • Experience hands-on skill building drills and demonstrations.
  • Become a certified wilderness first aid provider.

The course is taught by a national registry EMT (NREMT) and a Wilderness EMT (WEMT) who holds a certificate of travel health from the International Society of Travel Medicine. He also happens to be a Waldorf School at Moraine Farm 8th-grade parent. This course is what most college outing clubs require for trip leaders. The certification lasts three years.

Curriculum will include: the patient assessment system (PAS), basic life support including CPR, big 3 systems, the musculoskeletal system, lifting/moving/extrication, thermoregulation, lightning, drowning, toxins/bites/stings, allergy/anaphylaxis (and administration of epinephrine).

Certifications will include Wilderness First Aid, Basic Life Support (including Adult CPR)) and allergy/anaphylaxis workshop.

This course is for ages 16+.

The cost of the course is $350. All proceeds will go towards the 8th-grade class trip happening this spring.

For information and registration contact Coleen Ryan at cryan@waldorfmoraine.org or (978) 927-8811 ext. 17.

 

Details

Start:
April 22 @ 8:30 am
End:
April 23 @ 5:30 pm
Cost:
$350
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Venue

Waldorf School at Moraine Farm
701 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915 United States
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Phone:
978.927.8811
Website:
waldorfmoraine.org