Date and Time
Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:00AM - Sunday, May 6, 2018 4:00PM
Foxboro Recreation Department Rec Hall, 68 Mill Street, Foxboro, MA 02035.,
Registration is required for this activity.
Please contact leader.
Wilderness First Aid is a comprehensive lesson in how to react, respond, and save lives in remote, life-threatening situations. Wilderness First Aid is a two-day class designed
for trip leaders, co-leaders, and outdoor enthusiasts. This course teaches the skills necessary to identify and treat medical issues common to wilderness settings and to prepare for long-term care scenarios. This emergency response training includes patient assessment, trauma, musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries, splinting, environmental emergencies, animal and insect bites, and a variety of other topics. The course is a mix of classroom lecture and practical exercises. Both days are required to certify.
This training is required for AMCSEM trip leaders, but is a great experience for any outdoor enthusiast. Instruction is provided by SOLO, experts in providing wilderness medical training.
AMC Trip Policy
/ $185 non-member
*Price includes lunch and break service both days. Optional CPR course 4:00 pm on Saturday 5/5/18 costs an additional $35.