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Wilderness First Aid & CPR Training: January 17-18 & 19

October 09, 2019

Wilderness First Aid
This course was designed by the Boy Scouts of America for situations occurring in areas where normal emergency services (911) response is unavailable or significantly delayed. It could be a lifesaver for hunters, back country hikers,and Church youth leaders or mission volunteers operating in impoverished, remote, or disaster stricken locations. The course fulfills the first aid requirement for all BSA High Adventure bases and activities as well as the Venturing Core Requirement for First Aid.

•Scene Safety, Initial Size Up,and Rapid Patient Assessment
•Rapid interventions including Major Bleeding Control(BCON)
•Secondary Patient Assessment–Patient History (SAMPLE)
•Trauma interventions including Spinal Injuries, Burns, Bandaging, and Splinting
•Medical interventions for Heart Attack, Shock, Bites, Stings, Allergic Reactions / Anaphylactic Shock, Diabetic Emergencies, Seizures, Heat and Cold Emergencies
•Accident and Illness Prevention and Much More.

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation including AED certification is required for WFA. If you do not have a current CPR certification, this course is available on Sunday.

Course Schedule
Wilderness First Aid Friday, January 17, 2020 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday,January 18, 2020 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM (Half hour break for lunch, Hour Break for Dinner)
CPR Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Course Location
Faith Baptist Church
2212 Jefferson Pike,
Knoxville (Frederick County), MD 21758

Wilderness First Aid Only $60.00
Wilderness First Aid and CPR $75.00
Adult CPR/AED Only$25.00
Includes ASHI Certification and E-books. Hard copy books $20.00 extra

Registration Required

Additional Information Contact: Alan Caho


WESTERN MARYLAND CENTER FOR SCOUT SAFETY is an independent volunteer American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) authorized training center. We specialize in providing First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation training to Scouts and other youth related, non-profit, or faith based organizations in Western Maryland. ASHI Certifications are BSA accepted and good for two years.