Are you interested in taking your first aid skills to the next level? Is your Troop or Venturing Crew planning a high adventure trip in 2021 or 2022? Then you need to have CPR/AED and Wilderness First Aid Training (WFA). It is required of any unit participating in any program at any of the 4 National High Adventure Bases and is good for 2 years. Click here for more details about what WFA is about: https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/training/wilderness-fa
The training course focuses on prevention, assessment, and treatment for an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. This is defined as being an hour or more away from advanced care. WFA courses are intended for anyone planning a remote high adventure, from lay responders to medical professionals. Anyone can take it regardless if you are going on a high adventure trek or not.
Wilderness First Aid Training (Saturday/Sunday, May 15-16) - This class is available adults and youth who are at least 14 at the time of the class. For those that do not come to the class with AED/CPR, it will be offered just prior to WFA. You must sign up for CPR/AED when you register if you need it. The training begins Saturday morning and ends Sunday late afternoon. Cost for CPR/AED is $25. Cost for WFA is $105
Wilderness First Aid-Instructor Course (Friday, May 14) – If you want to become an instructor at be able to teach Wilderness First Aid in the future, then this an additional add-on you can add in addition to Wilderness First Aid. This will be offered on Friday all day. This is a blended course, so you can take all three courses the same weekend. Cost is $70
Indoor lodging and meals are provided as a part of the course. You will furnish your own personal gear. Attendance is limited.
Get more details online and register at https://scoutingevent.com/283-CPRAEDCertification