Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 0318-A
Mar
9
to Mar 11

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 0318-A

This 18-hour interactive course is designed for anyone who spends time in the wild or for anyone who has an interest in improving their medical skills.  Class size is strictly limited to 20 students.  For class, bring a comfortable chair, clothing suitable for the conditions, a notebook, and a headlamp.  Day and night scenarios are a critical learning tool for this material. All classes are conducted rain or shine. Come prepared!  

Curriculum Covers:  Basic Anatomy and Physiology, Patient Assessment Skills, Recognizing and Treating Soft Tissue Injuries, Muscle and Bone Injuries, Head and Spinal Injuries, Thermal Injuries, Recognizing and Treating Shock, Medical Emergencies in the Wild, Bites, Stings and Envenomations, Environmental Exposure, Emergency Carries and Improvised Litters.

Location: The Woodsrunner School of Self Reliance, 2664 Stomp Springs Rd., Clinton, SC

Food & Lodging: Primitive camping is available on site for this course at no additional charge. Water is available on site. Meals are not provided. However, grills are available for your convenience.

Price: $100.00 - Includes Textbook

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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 0418-A (Women's Woods Weekend)
Apr
6
to Apr 8

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 0418-A (Women's Woods Weekend)

It's a Women's Woods Weekend! This 18-hour interactive course is designed for anyone who spends time in the wild or for anyone who has an interest in improving their medical skills.  This women's only program is strictly limited to 20 students.  For class, bring a comfortable chair, clothing suitable for the conditions, a notebook, and a headlamp.  Day and night scenarios are a critical learning tool for this material. All classes are conducted outdoors rain or shine, so come prepared!  

Curriculum Covers:  Basic Anatomy and Physiology, Patient Assessment Skills, Recognizing and Treating Soft Tissue Injuries, Muscle and Bone Injuries, Head and Spinal Injuries, Thermal Injuries, Recognizing and Treating Shock, Medical Emergencies in the Wild, Bites, Stings and Envenomations, Environmental Exposure, Emergency Carries and Improvised Litters.

Location: Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp, 1150 Carruth Road, Watkinsville, Georgia, USA

This course has been approved by the Georgia Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Council for 18 hours of continuing education credit.

Food & Lodging: For students who choose to camp for the weekend, primitive sites are available for this course at no additional charge. Water is available on site., as well as solar showers. Meals are not provided. However, gas and charcoal grills are available for your convenience.

Price: $100.00 - Includes Textbook and Certification Card

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CPR, AED and Choking (Crew 4900)
Feb
25
2:00 PM14:00

CPR, AED and Choking (Crew 4900)

This CPR and AED course is reserved only for parents, leaders and Venture Scouts from BSA Crew 4900. Class size is strictly limited to 20 students. This course will be offered immediately following the Wilderness First Aid program at the Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp. All courses are conducted rain or shine, so come prepared!

In 2014, over 424,000 patients suffered an Out-of-Hospital-Cardiac-Arrest (OHCA). Of those initially treated by Emergency Medical Services, 10.6 percent survived. Of the bystander-witnessed cases in which high-quality CPR was initiated and individuals had a heart rhythm that could be treated effectively with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), 31.4 percent survived. These statistics define the importance of learning Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the proper use of an AED.

This 3-hour course teaches students how to:

·         Recognize an Emergency

·         Respond to an Unconscious Adult

·         Respond to an Unconscious Child

·         Respond to an Unconscious Infant

·         Properly Perform Adult, Child and Infant CPR

·         Properly Use an AED

·         Properly Intervene with a Choking Patient

·         Correctly Utilize the Recovery Position

Students who successfully pass the required practical and written examinations will be issued a Certification Card valid for two years.

Price: $35.00- Includes textbook and certification card.

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Wilderness First Aid (Crew 4900)
Feb
23
to Feb 25

Wilderness First Aid (Crew 4900)

This 18-hour interactive course is reserved only for parents, leaders and Venture Scouts from BSA Crew 4900. Class size is strictly limited to 20 students.  For class, bring a comfortable chair, clothing suitable for the conditions, a notebook, and a headlamp.  For camping, bring your standard, weather appropriate gear. Day and night scenarios are a critical learning tool for this material. All classes are conducted rain or shine, so come prepared!  

Curriculum Covers:  Basic Anatomy and Physiology, Patient Assessment Skills, Recognizing and Treating Soft Tissue Injuries, Muscle and Bone Injuries, Head and Spinal Injuries, Thermal Injuries, Recognizing and Treating Shock, Medical Emergencies in the Wild, Bites, Stings and Envenomations, Environmental Exposure, Emergency Carries and Improvised Litters.

Location: Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp, 1150 Carruth Road, Watkinsville, Georgia, USA

Food & Lodging: Primitive camping is available on site for this course at no additional charge. Water is available on site. Meals are not provided. However, gas and charcoal grills will be available for your convenience.

Price: $100.00 - Includes Textbook and Certification Card

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Wilderness First Responder (WFR) 0218-A
Feb
9
to Feb 11

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) 0218-A

Considered the "Gold Standard" in non-practitioner Wilderness Medicine training, this 20-hour class builds on material covered in our WFA course, and introduces students to commercial equipment and supplies that may be encountered during an incident response. Class size is strictly limited to 10 students. Like our WFA program, a comfortable chair, clothing suitable for the conditions, a notebook and a headlamp are required. Regardless of weather conditions, challenging day and night scenarios should be expected by all students.

Prerequisite:  Current and valid Off Grid Medic WFA Certification.

This course has been approved by the Georgia Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Council for 20 hours of continuing education credit.

Curriculum covers: Expanded Anatomy and Physiology, Expanded Vital Signs, Use of Airway Adjuncts, Medical Oxygen Administration, Improvised and Commercial Cervical Spine Immobilization, Joint Dislocation and Reduction, Commercial and Improvised Traction Splints, and Rotary Aircraft Ground Operations.

Location: Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp, 1150 Carruth Road, Watkinsville, Georgia, USA

Food & Lodging: Primitive camping areas are available on site at no charge for this program. Potable water is available on site. Although meals are not included, gas and charcoal grills are available on site for your use.

Price: $160.00

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Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
Nov
10
to Nov 12

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Considered the "Gold Standard" in non-practitioner Wilderness Medicine training, this 22-hour class builds on material covered in our WFA course, and introduces students to commercial equipment and supplies that may be encountered during an incident response. Class size is strictly limited to 10 students. Like our WFA program, a comfortable chair, clothing suitable for the conditions, a notebook and a headlamp are required. Regardless of weather conditions, challenging day and night scenarios should be expected by all students.

Prerequisite:  Current and valid Off Grid Medic WFA Certification.

Curriculum covers: Expanded Anatomy and Physiology, Expanded Vital Signs, Use of Airway Adjuncts, Medical Oxygen Administration, Improvised and Commercial Cervical Spine Immobilization, Joint Dislocation and Reduction, Commercial and Improvised Traction Splints, and Rotary Aircraft Ground Operations.

Location: Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp, Watkinsville, Georgia, USA

Food & Lodging: Primitive camping areas are available on site at no charge for this program. Meals are not included.

Price: $160.00

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