Basic Wilderness First Aid (BWFA) is a 16-20 hour program of instruction addressing the very basic preparation and assessment, preventing and caring for injuries, environmental hazards, biological hazards, and medical emergencies in wilderness environments. Subject matter topics cover-down on wilderness first aid from a basic understanding of emergency response in an outdoor setting to specific techniques and considerations for a wide range of incidents with limited resources. Subject matter topics include:
Limited to 24 Participants
National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
1. How you train is how you perform! Wilderness First Aid continues under continues forward regardless the weather (w/ exception of lightning). Be prepared to conduct training in wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.