The Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course is designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, this course aligns with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.
Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification.
2 year certification
Course length: 16 hours
- Primary and Secondary Assessments
- Heat-Related Emergencies
- Altitude-Related Illnesses
- Allergies and Anaphylaxis
- Bone and Joint Injuries
- Wounds and Wound Infection
First aid skills form requirements for Boating Safety, Camping, Emergency Prepardness, Fire Safety and Fire Building, Hiking, Outdoor Skills, and Swimming badges. In addition, this is sure to be a useful course for adult volunteers as well.