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In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to minimize the risks to the most vulnerable among us, AMC will immediately begin the process of temporarily closing all lodging and foodservice facilities and suspending all in-person staff and volunteer led programming through April 30.

Wilderness First Aid

Date and Time

Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:00AM - Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:00PM

Location

Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.



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

Overview

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

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $279 member / $298 non-member
*1 night lodging, 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- $164.00 *** CPR WILL BE offered by SOLO instructor, additional fee of $40 will be collected by instructor NOT by AMC. CPR is optional on Saturday after WFA class

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Activities

First Aid
Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Cancelled

Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch

Difficulty

Easy-Moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Contact



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


Contact


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.