JUNE 13-14, 2020
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
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Certifications: WFA, ECSI CPR/AED
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.
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.
1. ECSI CPR/AED 7th edition
2. Remote Medical Training WFA handbook
Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world. The classrooms for the Wilderness First Aid courses are situated just off the beautiful and spacious Union Green, providing a perfect setting for outdoor scenarios.