2019 Wilderness First Aid

Based on the Boy Scouts of America’s 16-hour Wilderness First Aid Curriculum, the course is offered through the Emergency Care and Safety Institute’s Istrouma Area Council Educational Center and supported by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Emergency Room Physicians, and the Wilderness Medical Society. The course meets BSA’s Health & Safety requirements for participating in high adventure activities.

Course prerequisites: Minimum age 14 years; current certification in an adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course; completion of automatic external defibrillator (AED) training. Copy of course completion must be submitted with the registration application.

Course Dates & Time: Saturday & Sunday, 04/13/19 thru 04/14/19; 8:30am to 4:30pm, daily. Scenarios will be held on Sunday following the last first aid presentation.

Cost: $95.00 per person includes Wilderness First Aid Guide, snacks, lunches, and overnight camping for those needing accommodations. Early fees are $85.00 if register in Feb. There is no meal served Saturday night.

Preregistration is required. Course is limited to 48 participants with a minimum of 32. Registration must be received by Monday, 04/5/19, with monies due by the close of the business day, 4:30pm. 

Position Name Telephone
BSA's WFA Course Coordinator, ECSI Mike Nolan (225) 229-1624 Email