Acadia Mountain Guides Course - Wilderness First Responder
WHEN COURSE IS OUT OF STOCK PLEASE INQUIRE WITH ACADIA MOUNTAIN GUIDES TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST. (207) 866-7562
Would you like food provided:
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for $200.00 (5 participants must want this service for it to be available at the course)
Please visit the Acadia Mountain Guides website for more information; linked below.
- An intensive five-day course covering a wide spectrum of emergency care topics relative to wilderness medicine and caring for injuries and illnesses over prolonged periods of time.
- The course combines discussions, practical stations, and real-life simulations. Topics include assessment and management of traumatic injuries such as fractures, burns, and wounds; circulatory, nervous, and respiratory system problems; common injuries such as blisters, sprains, and strains; medical problems such as anaphylaxis, toxins, altitude, hypothermia, hyperthermia, and infections; and use of improvised materials in remote situations. The course includes information on personal outdoor preparedness, accident management, and prevention and introduces you to simple evacuation techniques and rope work.
- Three-year certification through Wilderness Medical Associates International will be granted following successful completion of the course.