Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
October 1 - October 2, 2022
Lead Instruction: Travis Reid, Oregon Rescue LLC
Registration Fee (Non-Refundable):
OWA Members $70 per person - This amount is highly subsidized by OWA
Non-members $100 per person (comes with a free 1 year membership!)
Lunch: Lunch will NOT be provided. We will have drinks and snacks
Location: Milo McIver State Park
Time: Sat/Sun 8:00 am – 5:00 pm - Attending the entire class is necessary to receive the certifications.
Camping: We have the Kingfisher Group site reserved from Friday night to Monday morning. Contact Matt if you are interested in camping.
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.