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Wilderness and Remote First Aid

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About

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is to provide individuals a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response, such as wilderness and remote environments, including urban disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes. Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, 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. Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification. 2 year certification Digital certificate available upon successful completion of course Course length: 16 hours Topics include: Primary and Secondary Assessments Head/Brain, Neck and Spinal Injuries Heat-Related Emergencies Hypothermia Altitude-Related Illnesses Allergies and Anaphylaxis Burns Bone and Joint Injuries Wounds and Wound Infection

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Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

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