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Wilderness First Aid

April 20 @ 8:00 am - April 21 @ 4:00 pm

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Course Description: Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine.  If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.

This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than 8 hours).  You’ll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to maker appropriate evacuation decisions.

Requirements: Must have current First Aid and CPR prior to start of class. Skills will be tested first day of Wilderness First Aid. (Can be taken the Friday before the course) Click here for First Aid and CPR offerings

Bring the First Day of class: Lunch for yourself. No lunch will be provided. A notebook and pen. Water, a copy of your CPR and First Aid certifications (we need a copy for record keeping purposes).

2024 DATES:

  • January 13-14, 2024
  • February 17-18, 2024
  • March 23-24, 2024
  • April 20-21, 2024
  • May 18-19, 2024
  • June 15-16, 2024


8:00 am to 4:00 pm both days

Where:  San Jose Council Service Center, located at 1900 The Alameda, Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95126

Cost: $160

What to Bring- Pen & Paper, wear comfortable clothing at allow you to get on floor to perform first aid practice. (Uniforms not required) a blanket or similar to for the practice sessions.  BRING YOUR LUNCH, SNACKS and WATER.

Limited to 36


Registration Questions:   Training@svmbc.org  or 408-638-8300

Must sign up two weeks prior to course to allow time for materials to arrive before class

Register Link: https://scoutingevent.com/055-WildernessFirstAid


April 20 @ 8:00 am
April 21 @ 4:00 pm
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San Jose Council Service Center
1900 The Alameda, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126 United States
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