Friday, March 2, 2018 3:00PM - Sunday, March 4, 2018 5:00PM
Mohican Outdoor Center,
New Jersey, Delaware Water Gap,
Registration is required for this activity.
(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)
The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will teach you how to deal with common medical incidents and accidents that occur in the backcountry. It stresses safety, preparation, crisis avoidance, and the treatment of problems such as blisters, sprains, hypothermia, heat disorders, protection from the elements and more. This course does not go into the depth that the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course does; however it does provide an important level of understanding about recognizing and treating medical emergencies or injuries. This course also discusses long-term patient care, a reality of backcountry travel. The WFA is a 16-hour course and can be used to re-certify a WFR level of training for an additional fee. CPR certification can be obtained for $35.00 during the course. Please let the Outdoor Education Coordinator know if you desire this training prior to course start date.
*2 nights lodging. 2 days of instruction. Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Sunday Breakfast and Lunch
Nearby AMC Destination
Mohican Outdoor Center
AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.