American Red Cross: Wilderness & Remote First Aid
The American Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid (WRFA) program is an outdoor oriented first aid training program. This is a minimum 16-hour first aid course for backcountry situations when EMS is not readily available.
The "Wilderness & Remote First Aid" program is designed especially for High Adventure Back Country or When Help is Delayed situations. Typical students include Venturing Crews, Venture Patrols and older Scouts as well as Scouters supporting an advanced outdoor "high adventure" program. All outdoors enthusiasts are welcome.
Those who successfully complete this class will receive a "Wilderness & Remote First Aid" certification. The course has two prerequisites; Students must be 14 years of age or older and must hold a current CPR Certification. Also, it is highly recommended that you are current in American Red Cross First Aid.
The course will be offered at Winter Camp and sign up will be available on CampMaster.
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Wilderness and Remote First Aid
What: American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course
When: Saturday, February 1, 2014 and Saturday, February 8, 2014 (Must attend both days)
When: 10 am – 5:30 pm on 2/1*and 8 am – 5:30 pm on 2/8
*(CPR/AED will be offered on February 1, 2014 from 7:30 am – 9:30 am for an additional $10.00)
Where: 2801 Skyline Dr. Mesquite, Tx 75149
Who: Participants must be at least 14 years of age by last day of course, and possess current certification in Adult CPR/AED. (* see above for CPR/AED schedule)
Cost: $45.00 includes materials, certification, and lunch and snacks for both days
CPR/AED will cost an additional $10.00
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