SOLO Wilderness First Aid Course, ME*

Date and Time

Saturday, October 5, 2024 9:00AM - Sunday, October 6, 2024 5:30PM


Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth, ME,
Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast,


Registration is required for this activity.


SOLO 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 SOLO Wilderness First Aid certification. This course may be used to recertify a current SOLO Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification. A CPR certification will be offered in the evening of the first day, this is optional. 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 classroom instructional sessions with hands-on practice in the outdoors -Nationally recognized certification for 2 years Sample Itinerary: Day 1 9amClassroom & Practical Session 12n Lunch (On your own) 1pmClassroom & Practical Session 4:30Class end first day 4:35Optional CPR Training Day 2 8:30Classroom & Practical Session 12n Lunch (On your own) 1pmClassroom & Practical Session 4:30WFA Quiz 5:30Class end

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Starting at:

Adult: $220 member / $240 non-member
*Instruction, handouts, and WFA certification with successful completion of course.

Past participants say...

-"Instructors were outstanding. Both were extremely knowledgeable about the topics discussed and obviously spoke from experience. Super credibility" -"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" -"Instructors were fantastic. I was particularly pleased with their approach to teaching which involved a lot of debunking of established misinformation in a simple, easy to understand way."

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Wilderness First Aid students make an arm splint in a practice scenario


First Aid
Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff






Adults (18+)


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