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Description
The Wilderness and Remote First Aid program is appropriate for audiences from youth-serving
organizations in San Jose and the Bay Area as well as adults who participate in recreational activities
or who work in wilderness or remote settings where EMS response is more than 1 hour away.

As a bonus, we've added the pre-requisite Adult CPR/AED material to the course--so you'll end up with
two certifications!

What You Will Learn
  • Integration of emergency action principles in a wilderness setting
  • Performing primary and secondary assessments
  • Head (brain), neck, and spinal injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat-related emergencies
  • Altitude-related illnesses
  • Allergies and anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and wound infection
  • Bone and joint injuries
  • Burns
  • Shock
  • Lightning
  • Abdominal illnesses
  • Submersion incidents
  • Recognizing and caring for a person who is not breathing.
  • How to care for a heart attack and how to give CPR.
  • Using and AED and identifying precautions when using and AED.

Cancellations
Very important.  You must cancel two (2) business days before the start of the course to receive a full
refund.  Cancellations the day before and the day of will result in a $20 equipment fee.  No refund for
no-shows.
 Please double check that you are able to attend every class session for the full time as
there are NO MAKE UPS unless previously arranged.

Pre-requisites
Participants must be 14 years old.

What is Successful Completion?
1.    Participants must show up on time and for every class.  If you miss a class you will not be able to
pass the course.
2.    Active participation is required in every class.
3.    Ability to successfully execute all physical skills.
4.    Pass written exams with an 80% or higher.

What To Bring
Clothing: Although we will not be in true "wilderness," we will be acting as patients and responders in an
outdoor setting.  Bring layers of clothes, including rain gear, which will provide comfort lying down in
grass, dirt, gravel, and brush.

Food/Water: We will take ample breaks throughout the course, including a long lunch break.  Bring
whatever you need to eat and drink during the classroom sessions to keep you energized and
engaged.

Other: A couple of pens and a small notebook to record vital signs in the field.  You may also bring a
classroom notebook to take notes if you'd like.
Year
Days/
Dates**
Times
Location
Cost
Certifications
Sign Up
2015
8/1-8/2
8:30-5:30PM
Vasona County
Park
www.parkhere.org


$200
Red Cross
Wilderness and
Remote First Aid
and Adult
CPR/AED
HERE
Wilderness First Aid
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