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Wilderness First Aid For When You Can"t Call 911 by Gilbert Preston

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Published by Falcon Publishing .
Written in English


  • First Aid,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Sports & Recreation

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Open LibraryOL9316549M
ISBN 101560445807
ISBN 109781560445807

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Wilderness first aid, or “WFA”, is a generic term that commonly refers to any training course that focuses on prevention, assessment, and treatment for an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. Additionally, the Wilderness First Aid course (WILDMI), and when included the CPR/AED course (WILDMI), are approved by the United States Coast Guard to meet the first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR (i)(1)(ii) and 46 CFR (i)(2)(iiI) for a merchant mariner credential. Content in the Wilderness and Remote First Aid Emergency Reference Guide is based on the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines and reflects the Consensus on Science for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the Guidelines for First Aid. Wilderness First Responder Recertification Course with NOLS and REI. Time to recertify your Wilderness First Responder Certification? This 3-day WFR Recert is a scenario-based course designed to review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides current updates in the wilderness medicine field.

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Wilderness First Aid. Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is an intensive hour program designed for anyone involved in wilderness recreation. It is also an excellent class for those wanting a more in-depth and advanced first aid class or who are concerned about disaster preparedness in the event of an urban emergency. Advanced Wilderness First Aid in person 4 days -or- blended 6 lessons on line + 2 days skills Wilderness First Responder WEMT Module in person 9 day or 2 nights for 6 weeks + 3 days blended 4 days of 60 lessons on line plus concentrated skills for 5 days Wilderness Advanced Life Support for the few who want the most, cadaver based from experts. The NOLS Wilderness First Aid class I took was two days of class over the weekend, and included an eclectic group of students. Some folks were first responders, there were senior citizens trekking to Machu Picchu, Eagle Scouts, and . Wilderness First Aid Student Book, Version Purpose of this Student Book This ASHI Wilderness First Aid Version Student Book is solely intended to facilitate certification in an ASHI Wilderness First Aid training class. The information in this handbook is furnished for that purpose and is subject to change without notice.