Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:00AM - Sunday, May 7, 2017 4:00PM
68 Mill Street, Foxboro, MA 02035,
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. Instruction is provided by SOLO, experts in providing wilderness medical training. The course runs 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days with an optional CPR course available Saturday at 4:00 PM. The course will be given at the Rec Hall, 68 Mill Street, Foxboro, MA 02035. Contact leader for registration form.