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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!

Earlier Event: June 16
Skills Evolution Workshop