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In a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, you will learn numerous first aid skills including how to control a wound that is bleeding.
In a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, you will learn numerous first aid skills including how to control a wound that is bleeding.
Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Aid (WFA) courses teach rescuers how to manage an unconscious patient's airway.
Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Aid (WFA) courses teach rescuers how to manage an unconscious patient's airway.
Learn how to protect yourself while responding to emergencies in a Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course.
Learn how to protect yourself while responding to emergencies in a Remote Medical Training Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) students learn valuable first aid skills including how to assess a patient with confidence.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) students learn valuable first aid skills including how to assess a patient with confidence.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) students learn how to create a "hypo-wrap" to protect patients from the environment in Remote Medical Training courses.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) students learn how to create a "hypo-wrap" to protect patients from the environment in Remote Medical Training courses.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) students learn skills such as improvised splinting during their Remote Medical Training course.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) students learn skills such as improvised splinting during their Remote Medical Training course.

WILDERNESS FIRST AID (WFA)

SKU: WFA6984
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SEPTEMBER 21-22, 2019
Bellingham, WA

Certifications: ECSI CPR/AED, WFA

Overview
The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) two-day training course includes short lectures, interactive labs, and realistic practice scenarios that help students master the central concepts of remote and wilderness medicine. This course teaches students how to respond and manage patients effectively in an emergency for up to four hours or until a higher level of care arrives. A CPR certification is included in this course. 

Subjects Covered
Designed for the outdoor enthusiast or the employee working in remote or challenging locations, the WFA includes a broad range of introductory medical skills and topics. Subjects include patient assessment, lifting and moving patients, cold and heat emergencies, altitude, immersion, submersion, lightning, legal considerations, and more. Students also learn how to effectively manage basic wounds, infection, shock, head injuries, spinal injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, abdominal pain, metabolic and allergic reactions, and altered mental states. 

Pre Requisites: 18 years or older

Duration: Two days onsite, 8am - 5pm, with a short online assignment due prior to the first day. 

Certifications: ECSI CPR/AED Certification, Remote Medical Training WFA.

Recertification Interval:  Two years for certification period.

Course Format: Non Residential - food and lodging is not provided. 

Text Books:
1. ECSI CPR/AED 7th edition
2. Remote Medical Training WFA handbook

Remote Medical Training HQ - Bellingham, WA
909 Squalicum Way, Suite 103

Remote Medical Training HQ is located in the Squalicum Lofts Business Park in Bellingham, WA. This facility has direct access to Squalicum Creek Park and the city of Bellingham’s vast trail network. The trail system allows access to water, beach and adverse terrain settings. The Bellingham facility has a large classroom, as well as space for conducting smaller breakout sessions. Squalicum Lofts provides the perfect location to conduct realistic training scenarios in an urban setting, while maintaining a remote and wilderness feel.