The Wilderness and Remote First Aid class is a 16-hour course which will help you prepare for the unexpected. This fast-paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of scouts, scout leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where you will be challenged to integrate your learning skills. At the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills and the ability to make sound decisions in an emergency situation. This course certification is good for 2 years.

NEW DATES

CPR/AED: Friday, February 1st, 2019 from 6 pm-8 pm at Riverchase United Methodist Church
WFA: Saturday, February 2nd from 7 am–6 pm at Riverchase United Methodist Church
Sunday, February 3rd from 7 am–Noon at  Oak Mountain State Park

This course is required for any high adventure activity by the BSA. It is essential for troops who are involved in activities where you are further than 1 hour away from EMS. It also meets one of the requirements for the Ranger Award in the Venturing Program.

This course is open to anyone aged 14 and over.

PRE-REQUISITES – Current certification in adult CPR/AED is required. A separate CPR/AED class will be held on Friday, February 1st at Riverchase United Methodist Church for those NOT HOLDING current certification. CPR/AED certification class cost is $28.00. If you are currently certified in CPR/AED, you must send a copy of your CPR card prior to attending the WFA class. If you need certification please contact the course coordinator, Angie Pettigrew.

COURSE – The WFA course fee is $135.00, which includes Red Cross course materials and first aid supplies needed during the class. The class has limited size and will be filled on a first come basis. After receiving your information and payment, you will be pre-registered for the course and fully registered when the class reaches 25 participants. Your payment will be refunded if the class doesn’t reach 25 participants. The course is nonrefundable 30 days prior to training. You may substitute someone else in your place if you can’t attend. Please make your check Angie Pettigrew and mail it to:

Angie Pettigrew
156 Big Oak Drive
Maylene, AL 35114

Registration Deadline – January 15th

If you have any questions please contact Angie Pettigrew at angiep@uab.edu or pettigrewangie@gmail.com or call her at 205-999-1085.

Please download and complete the form and return with your check.

 

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