Wilderness Advanced First Aid
6/11/2018 - 6/14/2018
$600 including Room & Board at La Vida Base Camp, Course with food only $500, Course Only $450, Camping on property with meals $500
Lake Clear, NY 12945 - United States
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An entry-level course designed for professionals working in significantly remote settings for days or weeks.
Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other training that are oriented toward urban environments. This course teaches how to manage medical emergencies when hospitals and rescue services may not be available for an extensive time period. We prepare students for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments, and improvised equipment.
**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMT it is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
Room and Board:
To get the most out of the training, participants are encouraged to stay right at La Vida’s facilities. Limited space is reserved for participants in various guest cabins. Cabins do not have heating, but do include restrooms with showers, quiet study space and basic linens. Participants should bring own sleeping bag or warm blankets and towels.
Please indicate below in the comments section if you will need on-site housing.
For those who include the cost of food in their fees, meals will be provided starting with breakfast Monday morning through dinner on Thursday. Course-only participants can find affordable food at any number of local eateries in the Village of Lake Placid or Saranac Lake. Please provide information on any food allergies or eating restrictions.
Meals, snacks and coffee are provided in total cost for visitors staying at the course location. For students staying off-site, food can be provided for an additional fee. Please indicate below in the comments section if you plan to stay at the La Vida base camp property and need meals during the course, as well as listing any food restrictions or allergies.