Wilderness First Aid for Environment and Forestry Sciences (Restricted registration code required)
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) presented by CPR Seattle is an intensive 16-hour program designed for anyone involved in wilderness recreation, but is also an excellent class for those wanting a more in-depth and advanced first aid class or who are concerned about disaster preparedness in the event of an urban emergency. Included with the WFA class is a 140 book which students may pick up before class. Participants will receive a ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute) Wilderness First Aid certification card at the completion of class.
Topics covered include*:
- In-depth Patient Assessment
- Caring for Injuries
- Environmental Hazards
- Biological Hazards
- Medical Emergencies
- Evacuation and Survival
*This course does not include CPR training
Faculty and staff who may be expected to provide first aid when their field work takes them outside of urban areas where there is a reasonable expectation of first aid assistance.