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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: WFA7021
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$235.00
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JUNE 16-17, 2019
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
This is the Sunday - Monday WFA course offering.

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. The course teaches how to respond effectively respond to an emergency if necessary and manage patient for up to four hours until a higher level of care can arrive.

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, for up to four hours until a higher level of care can arrive.

Pre Requisites: 18 years or older

Duration: Two days

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

Recertification Interval:  Two years for certification period

Course Format: Non Residential

Text Books:
1. ECSI CPR/AED 7thedition
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.