Wilderness Advanced First Aid

About: Each semester, the Alzar School offers its students the opportunity to learn and practice wilderness first aid skills.  Outside participants are invited to join this course.  The Wilderness Advanced First Aid course is designed to provide participants with the tools to make critical emergency care and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Wilderness guides, expedition leaders, outdoor instructors and avid backcountry travelers benefit from this training.  The Wilderness Medicine Training Center will be the course provider for the Spring 2014 semester.

This 5-day course focuses on stabilization, treatment and evacuation guidelines for patients in backcountry environments. Emphasis is placed on long term patient care management and specific injury evaluation.  Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.

Prerequisites: No previous first aid training is required. You must be 16 years old to attend this course.

Certification: Participants are required to pass both written and practical examinations to obtain WAFA and CPR certification. Successful course completion earns you a

Recertification: This course may also be used to recertify Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certifications. Participants using the WAFA to recertify their WFR need to pass both a written and a practical examination.

Course Cost: $350.00 Tuition only, $475.00 Tuition, Meals & Lodging (primitive camping)

For more information: Call 208.639.9891 or email info@alzarschool.org (Office hours are 9am to 5pm MST)

To register, please complete the following application and send in your tuition deposit!