2.5 Day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) - September 29 - October 1, 2017


2.5 Day Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

September 29 - October 1, 2017


Lead Instruction: Travis Reid, Oregon Rescue LLC

Registration Fee: 

OWA Members $70 per person - This amount is highly subsidized by OWA
Non-members $100 per person (comes with a free 1 year family membership! (good through December 2018))

Lunch:  Lunch will  NOT be provided. We will have drinks and snacks

Location:  Dodge Park – Sandy Oregon

Time:   Friday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm and Sat/Sun 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Attendance on Friday, September 29th is optional but encouraged)

Camping:  There may be camping available at Dodge Park but OWA has not secured sites. Feel free to contact Portland Parks & Rec. to reserve yourself a spot here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/portlandparks/Facility_Search

Age Limit:  Please be at least age 16 to participate (no exceptions)
Course Description:  The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course provides introductory medical skills to individuals working or playing in remote environments. Through a hands-on and scenario-based approach, this course offers the skills and confidence needed to make informed medical decisions when definitive care is hours away. The WFA includes short lectures, interactive labs, and realistic practice scenarios that help students master the central concepts of remote medicine and effectively respond to an emergency if necessary.   The WFA includes an introduction to a broad range of medical skills and topics, including:
•        Scene Safety and Site Control
•        Patient Assessment System
•        Lifting & Moving Patients
•        Musculoskeletal & Spinal Injury Management
•        Wound Management & Infection
•        Respiratory & Cardiac Emergencies
•        Metabolic & Allergic Reactions
•        Immersion & Submersion
•        Cold / Heat Emergencies
•        CPR & AED and More.
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