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. It also meets the ACA guidelines. The WFA focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. SOLO Wilderness First Aid course covers the following:

  • Anatomy of a Wilderness Crisis
  • Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Asthma
  • Backcountry Essentials
  • Cold-Related Injuries
  • Environmental Emergencies & Survival Skills (including lightning)
  • Heat-Related Injuries
  • Medical Emergencies & Critical Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Patient Assessment System
  • Patient Lifting & Moving
  • Principles of Fracture Care
  • Rescue Plan
  • Response & Assessment
  • Soft Tissue Injuries & Medical Emergencies
  • Spinal Cord Injury Management
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Techniques
  • The Human Animal
  • Trauma-Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Trauma-Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Universal Precautions
  • Use of Epinephrine
  • What is Wilderness First Aid?

If anyone currently has a WFRs certification they may take this course to recertify for another three years.  WFR cards must be current.

Prerequisites

Current CPR card
Please bring a copy of your card to class.

Dates

November 16-17 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location

Koons Hall 203

Fee

Unity College – $130
Non-Unity College – $150
WFR Recertification – $180

Instructor

Jessica Steele

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Accommodations

Unity College does not have housing accommodations during the academic school year.
Please go to this link for local options: Accommodations and Attractions.