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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Class

  • 09 Apr 2011
  • 8:30 AM
  • 10 Apr 2011
  • 5:30 PM
  • Smyrna, GA
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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Class


 

The AWC with the GCA will be sponsoring a two-day (16hr.) course on Wilderness First Aid (WFA)  The course is recommended for anyone who takes adventure trips into the back country, where there is a chance that you will be responsible for extended off the road medical care.  After the course you will be able to 1) select the appropriate procedures to be employed when rendering
emergency care to the sick and injured as a WFA provider; 2) understand the roles and and responsibilities and scope of practice for WFA in an outdoor/wilderness setting.

The course will be taught by Russ Miller, head of Wilderness Safety Consultants,  Delano, TN.   WFA
certifications will be issued to all participants by Wilderness Safety Consultants and are good for 3 years. ( www.wsc2.com


Miller uses the following book for his course. It is suggested you purchase a copy, but he does not require it.


Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care For Remote Locations, Third Edition- Jones & Bartlett / Wilderness Medical Society.


You may purchase it here: 


http://www.amazon.com/Wilderness-First-Aid-Third-Emergency/dp/0763751456


Cost:  $130 WFA Class

            $165 With CPR Certification

Date:  April 9 &10, 2011
Place:
1847 South Cobb Industrial Blvd.
            Smyrna, GA



If you have any questions, call George Hedrick
404-210-1067 or abbeysroadhome@bellsouth.net

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