Wilderness First Aid, December 2017

The Fort Bend County Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course includes training on what to do in the case you are in an area where help may be delayed in reaching you.

  • Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries
  • Heat-Related Emergencies
  • Hypothermia
  • Altitude-Related Illnesses
  • Allergies and Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Bone and Joint Injuries
  • Wounds and Wound Infection

 

The course is based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines and has been reviewed and/or supported by the American Camp Association, American Canoe Association, National Recreation and Park Association and JCC Association. Wilderness and Remote First Aid also offers enhanced content and topics to meet OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.

Course participants must attend all components, be at least 14 years of age and possess and submit current certification in Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED), and have a membership affiliation with a Fort Bend County allied agency. In addition, the course is both physically and mentally challenging.

DEC 2017 WFA POSTER

To register or for more information please click HERE