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Certification and Skills for CPR and Wilderness First Aid
Certification and Skills for Wilderness First Aid to Stay Safe, Responsibly Navigate the Wild. The best way to stay safe in out in nature is by knowing how your body reacts when it's faced with an emergency situation. The person who will benefit most from this course--to have all of my certification skills so that should anything happen while out on these wilder parts of the backcountry or far away from the city. You might be able save lives!
What is covered in Wilderness First Aid
The Wilderness First Aid course covers all aspects of outdoor emergencies. It includes much more than just how to handle an injury or illness in the wilderness; it also teaches you about environmental concerns such as hypothermia, heatstroke and hunger that can occur when camping for long periods at high elevations with little water available. Students will learn to prepare to practice techniques for essential skills like first aid, resource gathering, sheltering, simple navigation necessary to survive in a wilderness environment, including Survival Priorities and Kit Mentality.
Medical emergencies re often life-threatening situations and be can be quite scary if not dealt with immediately - this page has guidelines on how best handle these cases! Getting WFA certified with our wilderness training will help you handle these emergencies and how to use these guidelines to best handle these cases when in the wilderness or far away from immediate medical help!
First Aid Classes in Grand Junction
We want your Red Cross training to be engaging and educational, as well as easy to fit into your schedule. As a result, our Grand Junction first aid classes are available at a range of convenient times and places. They are delivered by specialists in a calm environment and last only a few hours but allow plenty of opportunity for questions and customized training on the procedures used while administering treatment.
CPR and First Aid Classes in Colorado
We want your Red Cross training to be engaging and educational, as well as easy to fit into your schedule. That's why, our Colorado CPR and First aid classes are available at a range of convenient times and places.
Backcountry Expeditions and Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
Backcountry expeditions and Wilderness First Aid go hand-in-hand. A first aid kit is a vital piece of equipment for back country travelers, but what about those who venture into more remote areas? Front Range CPR offers WFA courses on how to prepare properly before going off trail or near rivers so that you can have peace-of mind knowing your safety and medical needs will be met should anything happen while hiking through rough terrain.
In addition they provide all course participants with an invaluable WFA Kit containing medical supplies such as iodine tablets which helps prevent hypothermia from occurring if stranded in cold conditions.
Mountain Biker Accidents in the mountains and Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
In the United States, there are about 3 million mountain bikers. It's a phenomena that has only been growing in recent years and it seems like every time you turn on your TV or open up an athletics magazine then they're talking about how much fun biking can be! The problem? According to statistics from Wilderness First Aid Association (WFA), accidents happen more often than we think - especially when riders venture into areas without designated bike trails where drivers may not know what sort of terrain awaits them at any moment
Mountain Biking and Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
For the adventurous mountain biker, consider Wilderness First Aid training. This certification is important because it will teach you how to handle injuries in remote places with no medical professionals around and limited supplies such as bandages or ointments of any type.
Most people don't think about what they'll do if stranded miles from help due some unforeseen circumstance like broken equipment on their bike that causes a fall but now may be an ideal time for them get both WFA certified and prepared!
Get in touch when you are looking for WFA or WFR Certification Near me!
Should I take this online rather than in-person?
We offer both options for some of our Certification classes. We teach from the same established WFA Scope of Practice that all providers use. Please reach out for more questions on these options.
Is CPR included in WFR?
This course is a 16 hour comprehensive program that teaches backcountry emergency training. Students will gain knowledge and confidence in all aspects, such as injuries caused by a wilderness injury; environmental emergencies like hypothermia and avalanches; survival skills to help you if medical assistance isn't available within reachable time period (or at all). The ultimate goal: complete mastery over these hazards so they can be avoided more easily than not! This extensive training event includes CPR+AED certification combined with other courses on topics including musculoskeletal issues, severe cold weather gear use instructional videos.
Is there an age restriction?
Must be 13 years or older.
I have already taken a WFA course in the past. Can I use this to re-certify?
Yes. Many organizations use our course to certify their employees and volunteers. However, individual organizations have varying requirements for first aid and wilderness training, so we advise you to check with your organization to see if it will qualify for your purposes. You can reach out to us by email if you have any questions or if you have particular requirements for a WFA class. We can adapt the Wilderness First Aid class to fit your organization’s needs for the content, length, and depth of training provided.