Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Sunday, June 09, 2013
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Peak Adventures Office/The Well
Event Type
Recreation
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Peak Adventures
(916) 278-6321
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This 16-hour class is for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking to gain experience with first aid skills when help is not a phone call away. This class covers wilderness first aid topics such as patient assessment, shock and bleeding, head and spinal injuries, wounds, musculo-skeletal injuries, heat and cold illnesses and much more. The highlight of this class is practicing your skills in hands-on scenarios. This class does not include CPR.

Successful completion of class includes a Wilderness First Aid certificate. This class is taught by Bobbie Foster of Foster Calm. She has been teaching wilderness first aid across Northern California since 1994.

"Bobbie is a master teacher! She offers a medically up-to-date and interesting course and she keeps you on your toes with exciting practice session scenarios. I give her wilderness first aid classes the highest recommendation."
Seth Holmes, UCSF medical student

Minimum age is 16

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