SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA)


  • Rock Climb Fairfield 85 Mill Plain Road Fairfield, CT

ASCENT CLIMBING AND ROCK CLIMB FAIRFIELD BRING SOLO'S WILDERNESS FIRST AID (WFA) TO SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT - MAY 2016

The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups.

This course qualifies as a Wilderness First Responder refresher course.

WHAT IS TAUGHT?

The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

SCHEDULE

May 21-22, 2016
9am to 6pm daily

Day 1

  • Patient Assessment
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Shock
  • Musculoskeletal (splinting)

Day 2

  • Spinal Assessment
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Bites and Stings

IS THERE AN EXAM?

Yes, there is ongoing evaluation of practical skills, and there are written assessments throughout the course.

DO I GET CERTIFIED?

Yes. You will receive a SOLO WFA certification, which is good for two years.