Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
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
Class time is 8:00am - 5:00pm both Saturday and Sunday. Minimum age is 16.