Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
Jul
9
to Jul 15

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

This challenging program is being taught in conjunction with The Survival University and  the Colorado Mountain Man Survival School. Join us at 10,000 feet for an unforgettable seven-day, six-night program! Spots are very limited for this exciting learning opportunity! Click below for more details!

Location: The Survival University, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

 

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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 0918-A (Girls Who Hike - Georgia Chapter)
Sep
21
to Sep 23

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 0918-A (Girls Who Hike - Georgia Chapter)

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 reserved for members of the Girls Who Hike - Georgia Chapter, and is 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. During registration, please let us know if you will be seeking P.O.S.T. credit for your training.

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: $160.00 - Includes Textbook and Certification Card!

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Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
Sep
28
to Sep 30

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Considered the "Gold Standard" in non-practitioner Wilderness Medicine training, this program builds on material covered in our WFA course. Class size is strictly limited to 10 students.

This challenging program is being taught in conjunction with Self Reliance Outfitters and the Pathfinder School, LLC near Jackson, Ohio. Spots are very limited for this exciting learning opportunity!

Prerequisite:  Current and valid Off Grid Medic WFA Certification.

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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 1018-A
Oct
6
to Oct 7

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 1018-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.

Price: $160.00

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Skills Evolution Workshop
Jun
16
to Jun 17

Skills Evolution Workshop

In response to feedback from our Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and Wilderness First Responder (WFR) program graduates, we are proud to announce our Off Grid Medic Skills Evolution Workshops! These are one-day, one-night events open to WFA and WFR graduates only, in which WE provide the scenarios, moulage, patient actors and debriefing sessions and YOU get to have all the fun!

HOW IT WORKS

REGISTER for the program by clicking below!

SHOW UP with your own medical gear or simply use ours. Many of our program grads have expressed an interest in fine-tuning their own personal kits, and we see no better way to hone kit mentality than through challenging, realistic scenarios.

PARTICIPATE in as many, or as few, exercises as you’d like. Expect a minimum of SIX different scenarios during the workshop, each with its own unique challenges!

NETWORK and LEARN from other WFA or WFR graduates, not just the teammates you attended with—there’s more of you out there than you think!

TRAIN in additional roles within the Incident Command System (ICS). Satisfied with your patient care capabilities? Awesome! Challenge yourself in a logistics, safety or incident commander role!

IMPROVE your confidence and skill set! This program is for YOUR benefit, so expect that same great level of instruction and feedback that makes our Off Grid Medic programs so successful! You worked hard to earn your WFA or WFR training certification—don’t get rusty on your skills due to lack of practice!

$50.00 per participant fee covers it all! Register today!

Scenarios will be conducted from 8:30 AM to midnight on Saturday, June 16, 2018 and will include single and multiple-patient events!

These programs will be held at the Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp. Overnight camping is available at no additional charge!

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CPR Certification (Adult, Child and Infant) GABC Spring Gathering
Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

CPR Certification (Adult, Child and Infant) GABC Spring Gathering

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can strike anyone at any time. Do you have the knowledge and skills needed to recognize and respond to an unresponsive person? Is your certification current and up to date with the 2015 guidelines? Do you know how to use an Automated External Defibrillator? If someone begins choking, would you know what to do?

Join us for an informative, educational program in a relaxed environment. Curriculum covers cardiac arrest, CPR, AED and choking in the adult, child and infant patient. Participants who complete the program will receive an ASHI CPR and AED Certification Card, which is valid for two years. Class size is strictly limited to ten (10) students.

Preregistration is required, and spaces are limited!

This program is being offered to valid ticket holders at the Georgia Bushcraft Spring Gathering, located at 1150 Carruth Road in Watkinsville, Georgia.

Price: $35.00. Includes Certification Card.

What better way to kick of a great weekend by learning skills that can save a life!

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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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