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Wilderness First Aid Training

March 18 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 4:00 pm

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One event on March 18, 2023 at 8:00 am

One event on April 15, 2023 at 8:00 am

One event on May 20, 2023 at 8:00 am

One event on June 24, 2023 at 8:00 am

$150

Course Description: Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine.  If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.

This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than 8 hours).  You’ll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to maker appropriate evacuation decisions.

Requirements: Must have current First Aid and CPR prior to start of class. Skills will be tested first day of Wilderness First Aid. (Can be taken the Friday before the course) Click here for First Aid and CPR offerings

Bring the First Day of class: Lunch for yourself. No lunch will be provided. A notebook and pen. Water, a copy of your CPR and First Aid certifications (we need a copy for record keeping purposes).

Dates Available:

February 11-12, 2023
March 18-19, 2023
April 15-16, 2023
May 20-21, 2023
June 24-25, 2023

(MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS FULL TIME TO COMPLETE CLASS)

8:00 am to 4:00 pm both days

Where:  San Jose Council Service Center, located at 970 W. Julian Street

What to Bring- Pen & Paper, wear comfortable clothing at allow you to get on floor to perform first aid practice. (Uniforms not required) a blanket or similar to for the practice sessions.  BRING YOUR LUNCH, SNACKS and WATER.

Limited to 36

 

Registration Questions:   Training@svmbc.org  or 408-638-8300

Must sign up two weeks prior to course to allow time for materials to arrive before class

Registration Link: https://fs10.formsite.com/svmbc/WFA2023/index.html

Details

Start:
March 18 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 19 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$150
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Website:
https://fs10.formsite.com/svmbc/WFA2023/index.html

Organizer

Dianne Betz

Venue

Council Service Center
970 W Julian St
San Jose, CA 95126 United States
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Phone:
4086388300
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