SAME DAY CERTIFICATION!
(2 Year Certification)
Scouts and Scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts & anyone who works or spends time in remote environments
Running Time: 16 Hours (Two Day Course)
Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification.
Wilderness & Remote First Aid
Taking a Wilderness & Remote First Aid Class
Heart Life CPR's Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is the best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.
Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. It is targeted to the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. The course is taught by professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience.
Our usual target audience is seasonal outdoor staff, those involved in recreational wilderness trips and those who frequently partake outdoor sports like Hunting, Fishing, Small Craft Boating, Hiking, Camping, Snow Shoeing / Cross Country Skiing etc.
The course content meets the anticipated medical needs of those communities.
Course topics are:
Patient Assessment System; CPR; Circulatory System; Nervous System; Respiratory System; Fractures, Stable Injuries; Splints 1-Extremities; Hypothermia; Hyperthermia and Heat Illness; Near Drowning; Lightning Injuries; Wounds and Burns; Anaphylaxis; Lifting, Moving Extrication; Patient Carries; Backcountry Medicine
What You Learn
Designed originally for scouts and scout leaders, the course has sense evolved to teach a more broad variety of concepts and topics useful to seasonal outdoor staff, those involved in recreational wilderness trips and those who frequently partake outdoor sports. This course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, this course aligns with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.
What We Cover
Primary and Secondary Assessments
Head/Brain, Neck and Spinal Injuries
Allergies and Anaphylaxis
Bone and Joint Injuries
Wounds and Wound Infection
Why Get Certified
The AED training and certification process takes just a few hours to complete, but can help you deliver the care that someone needs while waiting for medical professionals to arrive.
When you successfully complete any of our in-person or blended learning courses, you'll receive a two-year certification, as well as access to refreshers that can help you maintain your skills throughout your certification period.