SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA-in-the-Field)

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New Discovery State Park

Groton, 05046

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The two-day SOLO Wilderness First Aid course is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who engage in outdoor trips more than one mile or one hour from definitive care, including hikers, climbers, skiers, paddlers, bikers, camp counselors, scouts, and parents of active children – anyone who wants to feel more independent, empowered and capable during outdoor pursuits. It also meets American Camping Association guidelines.

The WFA tuition includes instruction, training materials, and certification fees. This WFA-in-the-Field takes place in a largely outdoor setting, and also includes two nights of group camping at no extra cost. Staying at the camp site is optional, but a good opportunity to bond with other students over meals and/or outdoor fun outside of class. (SOLO Basic CPR is highly recommended and is available as an optional adjunct, taught at the end of Day One for an additional $40.)

The WFA curriculum focuses on: Prevention, Response and Assessment, Initial Life Threats, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. WFA certification is good for two years, and you recertify by taking the course again. The WFA can also be used to recertify the Wilderness First Responder (additional $25 fee applies).

WFA students are asked to bring clothing suitable for getting dirty and appropriate to being active outside much of the day (you’ll be rolling around on the ground pretending to be injured, and kneeling next to mock patients). They should also bring EXTRA outdoor layers, which they will use to practice building splints, etc. Meals are not included.

A complete packing list and directions will be sent to students upon registration.

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New Discovery State Park

Groton, 05046

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