Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training
April 19, 2018 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm
April 26, 2018 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm
April 28, 2018 – 8:00am to 6:00pm
One of your Scouts is seriously injured on a 50-miler.
You are hours or even days from the trailhead.
Would you know what to do?
Would your Scouts?
Wilderness and Remote First Aid is a 16 hour course offered by the Mount Baker Council and certified by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI). It is available for registered adult leaders and youth, age fourteen and older. It meets the requirements mandated of units organizing a trek to one of the national high adventure bases (Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier or Summit Bechtel Reserve). This course also fulfills the core first aid requirement for the Venturing Ranger Award.
The course is intended to serve as an educational resource for those involved in activities that take them to backcountry areas from which patients may not be able to be quickly evacuated and definitive medical care may be hours or days away. It helps provide the knowledge and skills necessary to deal with these medical emergencies until more advanced care is available.
MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS TO COMPLETE COURSE
- Registered Scouter or Scout (14+)
- Scouters must be “Trained” for registered position. Scouts must be at least First Class and have First Aid Merit Badge.
- Minors must be accompanied by parent, guardian, or Unit leader
- Current Adult CPR/AED certification card prior to the first day of the course. (Online-only courses are not acceptable. Must be certified by American Red Cross, American Heart Associated, ECSI, or American Safety and Health Institute.) Optional ECSI blended learning Adult & Child CPR/AED courses available at extra cost ($20) – this course requires completion of an online interactive “classroom” portion prior to the first day of class and hands-on skills testing at 6:00pm on the first day of class – April 19, 2018.