Wilderness First Aid Training
March 30 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 4:00 pm
Red Cross training and certification for Scouters needing Wilderness and Remote First Aid skills and certification for High Adventure Trips. This course meets the BSA requirement for at least one current trained leader in Wilderness First Aid on High Adventure Treks.
Training will take place at the Auburn Scout Service Center at 5001 Eleven Mile Rd., Auburn 48611. Class will run Saturday, March 30 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sunday, March 31 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The cost is $80 per participant which includes all training materials, lunch both days, facility use, insurance, and instructor cost. This course is for any Scout leader or mature youth at least 14 years old needing Wilderness First Aid skills. This course is limited to 12 total participants.
The course requires that participants have current CPR / AED skills prior to taking the course. ARC, AHA or similar evidence of recent training is a prerequisite. Please bring proof of completion on March 30.
This training is considered supplemental training and can be reported on your training record at this site: https://myscouting.scouting.org (The WFA Training Code is N02)
These courses will provide participants a foundation in first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate medical services (EMS) response.
The course is approximately 16 hours long (in 2 sessions, Saturday and Sunday and requires participants to complete both daytime sessions). Participants will be required to apply hands-on skills that will be covered in class. The course fee includes a useful American Red Cross workbook and reference cards. Participants should wear comfortable clothing that enables them to preform first aid skills including focused assessments of simulated injuries.
Questions? Email Mike Hussar at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone him at 810-569-4091.