Acadia Mountain Guides Course - 2 Day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Orono, ME
Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
This program is designed for the person who travels frequently in the backcountry with friends or in small groups and who is seeking a basic level of competency in first aid.. It is a short introduction to the broad concepts of rendering care in a remote setting. The course includes adult CPR and training in the use of epinephrine for allergic reactions. You can expect the course to be intensive and to cover the most important aspects of wilderness medicine such as leadership, patient assessment and basic care. The course will be very experiential with lots of opportunity to practice in real-life simulations. Certified through Wilderness Medical Associates International – the world leader in wilderness medical training. Students must be 16 years of age to participate in this course.