Wilderness and Remote First Aid

American Red Cross Certification Course

  • Starts Jan 29, 2022
  • 90 US dollars
  • 1912 Rose Dhu Rd, Savannah, GA 31419

Service Description

Girls Scout Camp Low 1912 Rose Dhu Rd Savannah, GA 31419 January 29th and 30th 9AM-6PM (1hr lunch break included) This Safety Penn Training course taught through the American Red Cross and Boy Scouts of America gives individuals a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response. This includes wilderness and remote environments, including urban disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes. Prerequisites 􀂃 Possess current adult CPR/AED certification 􀂃 Be at least 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course Learning Objectives 􀂃 Define wilderness first aid 􀂃 Describe the difference between wilderness first aid and standard first aid 􀂃 Describe the importance of immediately establishing control of the scene and starting the primary assessment 􀂃 Discuss the importance of doing a secondary assessment 􀂃 Discuss calling for help from a delayed-help perspective and evacuation considerations 􀂃 Demonstrate a field assessment for injuries to the head 􀂃 Define types of abdominal pain and discomfort including gastroenteritis (stomachache) and diarrhea 􀂃 Describe the basics of an allergic response and its treatment and prevention 􀂃 Define altitude illnesses including acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) and high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) 􀂃 Define types of burn injuries 􀂃 Demonstrate a field assessment of a person with a chest injury 􀂃 Describe the contents of an adequate wilderness and remote first aid kit, and its uses 􀂃 Define the different types of heat-related illnesses 􀂃 Describe the mechanisms of heat loss versus heat gain 􀂃 Demonstrate a field assessment for injuries to bones and joints 􀂃 Define shock and discuss the stages of shock 􀂃 Define heart attack 􀂃 Define serious bleeding and demonstrate control of bleeding 􀂃 Describe briefly the general sequence of events during a submersion (drowning) incident 􀂃 Describe how lightning can cause injury and/or death Length Approximately 16 hours

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Refunds: 100% refund 10 days prior to course start date 75% refund five days or less in advance No refunds less than 48 hours without documentation Full refund or make up sessions will be issued due to any pool chemical or mechanical issues When there are unforeseen circumstances out of anyone’s control, if possible, classes will be rescheduled rather than cancelled Class Policies Participants must arrive to class on time and attend all required class sessions If a class has pre-requisites and a participant is unsuccessful, a 75% refund will be issued Participant agrees to cover cost for additional instruction if placed on candidate work plan (instructor level courses)

Contact Details



1815 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA, USA