Wilderness Advanced First Aid + Survival

The survival portion of the course is taught by our partners at Emergency Response International.

Prerequisites:

  • CPR, if not bundled with the course
  • Understand the pre-course material (given when you enroll)
  • If under the age of 18, you must have signed parental consent

Topics covered:

  • Patient assessment
  • Backcountry CPR protocols
  • Shock
  • C-spine management
  • Intermediate Wound management
  • Splinting
  • Burns
  • Lightning
  • Bites & Stings
  • Poisoning
  • Medical Illness
  • Gender-specific Problems
  • Environmental Illness
  • Documentations
  • Communications
  • Mass Casualty/Incident Command System
  • Ideal for:

    • Pilots
    • Anyone who spends time in the outdoors
    • Anyone who has people under their care (teachers, employers, etc)
    • Missionaries/NGOs/Aid Workers
    • Frequent Travelers
    • Anyone who wants to be prepared for the worst

    Duration:

    WAFA – 27 hours (3 days)

    Survival – 2 days of classroom, 3 days/2 nights in the field

    Cost:

    $525

    Check for availibility on the Course Schedule