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Outdoor Skills: Wilderness First Aid

Date and Time

Saturday, March 9, 2019 9:00AM - Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:00PM

Location

AMC Joe Dodge Lodge,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)

Overview

Wilderness First Aid: The ability to apply basic backcountry first aid is vital for any outdoor enthusiast, whether it's for yourself or others. Moving beyond urban first aid, this course teaches the skills necessary to identify and treat medical issues common to wilderness settings and to prepare for long-term care scenarios. Includes hands-on practice and lectures. Upon completion, participants receive 16-hour Wilderness First Aid certification. This course may be used to recertify an approved current WFR certification. A CPR certification will be offered in the evening, this is optional and a $40 additional fee is required, paid directly to the SOLO instructor. Program Highlights: •Focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies •Coverage of topics balances class-room instructional sessions with hands-on practice in the outdoors •Nationally recognized certification for 2 years Sample Itinerary: Day 1 9amClassroom & Practical Session 12n Lunch 1pmClassroom & Practical Session 5pm Class end first day Sunday start time announced by SOLO instructor.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $259 member / $279 non-member
*Full course: One night lodging in the full service Joe Dodge Lodge, all meals from lunch on the first day to lunch on the last day; instruction, handouts and WFA certification with successful completion of course. Instruction Only: Instruction, handouts, lunches and WFA certification with successful completion of course. *** CPR WILL BE offered by SOLO instructor, additional fee of $40 per person will be collected by instructor. CPR is optional on Saturday after WFA class

Past participants say...

"Instructors were outstanding. Both were extremely knowledgeable about the topics discussed and obviously spoke from experience. Super credibility" Participant, May 2015 "I learned new facts about first aid that I didn't know. The instructors distilled the information to make it simple and easy to understand" Participant, May 2015


WFA

Activities

First Aid
Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destinations

Pinkham Notch Visitor Center
Joe Dodge Lodge

Difficulty

Easy-Moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


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ABOUT SOLO: Recognized as the founders of Wilderness Medical education, SOLO boasts a 36-year history of training more than 180,000 students in various wilderness medical programs. Today, SOLO is considered the premiere provider of wilderness medical courses, maintaining its leadership in the field by its up-to-date curriculums, its highly skilled instructors, and its commitment to high quality educational standards. The AMC and SOLO have been in partnership since SOLO's inception in 1976.