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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

Later Event: February 25
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