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SOLO is one of the most recognized and longest running wilderness medicine schools in the world providing classes all over the country and internationally. SOLO Wilderness First Aid is accepted by BSA Boy Scouts of America and is accredited through the ACA (American Camp Association).

 

Course Topics Covered:

  • Anatomy of a Wilderness Crisis

  • Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Asthma

  • Backcountry Essentials

  • Cold-Related Injuries

  • Environmental Emergencies & Survival Skills (including lightning)

  • Heat-Related Injuries

  • Medical Emergencies & Critical Care

  • Orthopedics

  • Patient Assessment System

  • Patient Lifting & Moving

  • Principles of Fracture Care

  • Rescue Plan

  • Response & Assessment

  • Soft Tissue Injuries & Medical Emergencies

  • Spinal Cord Injury Management

  • Sprains & Strains

  • Techniques

  • The Human Animal

  • Trauma-Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Trauma-Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Universal Precautions

  • Use of Epinephrine

  • What is Wilderness First Aid?


Course details

  1. Instructor: Garret Cooper, Feral Human Expeditions

  2. Accreditation: SOLO Schools

  3. Length: 16 hours

  4. Location: Springdale, UT

  5. Dates: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 thru Tue, 15 Oct 2019

Price: $200

 

Course: Wilderness First Aid

WFA is a two day course focusing on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. You can find a complete list of course topics on the SOLO website here. CPR is available for most classes as a $35 add-on and will be taught in an evening after regular class.

 

Meet your instructor:

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Garrett Cooper is the Founder and Chief Expedition Officer for Feral Human Expeditions. Feral Human Expeditions is proud to have accredited SOLO wilderness medicine instructors available to teach Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and Wilderness First Responder (WFR). Learn more about Garrett Cooper here.