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Wilderness First Aid with REI & NOLS - March 16-17

Hosted by: Legacy Parks Foundation and REI and NOLS
Contact: REI at 865-584-1938
16 Mar 2019 - 8:00 am
Location: Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center
900 Volunteer Landing Lane, Knoxville, TN
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Wilderness First Aid with REI & NOLS - March 16-17

Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never ask, "What do I do now?" In this 2 day course you will learn skills and abilities to make sound decisions in emergency situations. From the Patient Assessment System through traumatic, medical, and environmental emergencies, you'll experience a wide variety of topics designed to prepare you to act if an accident occurs. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations.

The course includes a 1-hr break. 16-17 year-olds must arrive with a completed Release of Liability form, but do NOT need an accompanying adult. Participants younger than 16 must contact NOLS (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). No prerequisites. Successful completion results in a Wilderness First Aid certification. You may be eligible to recertify your NOLS Wilderness Medicine Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, or Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certification on this course.

Please review NOLS Wilderness Medicine recertification policies (https://www.nols.edu/en/about/wilderness-medicine/recertify/  prior to registering.

Member price: $235 Non-member price: $265




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