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Wilderness First Aid Class

Date and Time

Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:30AM - Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:00PM

Location

Sterling Forest State Park, Old Forge Road, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987,
New York, Hudson River Valley,
NY

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Wilderness First Aid (WFA). 16 hour class covering what to do in case of minor or serious injuries in the back country injuries. Class is lecture and hands on practice in patient assessment, bandaging, splinting, signs of shock, burns, insect bite/allergic reactions, wound care, incident management and patient care. Passing the written test give the student(s) certification in WFA and is part of the requirement for leading chapter trips.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $70 member / $125 non-member
*Ebooks, WFA card from ECSI, the sponsoring organization.


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Activity

First Aid

Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




Wilderness First Aid instructor with the NY-NJ Chapter for past 15 years, EMT and former W-EMT and former volunteer fire fighter. Has hiked the entire Appalachian Trail, leads white water kayaking trips, white water rafting, winter mountaineering.