Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
Presented by SOLO
Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few basic skill, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one - and maybe even save a life.
Where:Scappoose Bay Paddling Center - 57420 Old Portland Rd. - Warren, OR 97053
When: April 6-7
Who is the WFA for?
The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines.
What is taught?
The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.
Optional CPR module available
For more information, visit: http://soloschools.com/wilderness-first-aid-wfa/.