8 hour Wilderness First Aid
16 hour Wilderness First Aid
40 hour Wilderness First Responder
Wilderness first aid is needed for activities in remote areas such as hiking, climbing, camping, sailing, hunting, birding or snowmobiling. Anyone living, working, traveling, or just enjoying the wilderness should be prepared to manage medical emergencies. A definition of “wilderness” is a location that is 1 or more hours away from definitive medical care. Included would be remote communities, developing countries and urban areas after a disaster. Also included would beremote areas where outdoor occupations are conducted (farming, mining, commercial fishing, forestry and some construction sites).
Wilderness first aid is the immediate care given to an injured or suddenly ill person. It does not take the place of definitive medical care. It consists only of giving assistance until a more advanced level of medical care is obtained or until the chance for recovery without medical care is apparent.
Wilderness first aid has a distinct focus because:
Designed for those who work or travel in remote locations, this comprehensive program will teach you what to look for and what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care.
We offer three separate courses for you to choose from:
Basic Level (8 HR),
Standard Level (16HR),
and Advanced Level (40HR).
At the end of each course students will have to pass a written test and upon successful completion the student will receive a three (3) year certification card. This program meets the American Camp Association (ACA) guidelines.
Front Range CPR LLC is a mobile service that brings high quality education to the door of your Home, Youth Group, Church, or Workplace. We keep our service flexible to meet your needs.