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Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Learn more about the Wilderness and Remote First Aid course with Lifeguard LI

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Being prepared for anything is key when venturing into the wilderness. The American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid training course will give you the skills and confidence you need to care for yourself and others in case of an emergency, whether you're on a day hike or a week-long backpacking trip.

This two-day course covers everything from how to assess and treat injuries to dealing with environmental emergencies like heat stroke and hypothermia. You'll also learn how to properly use common wilderness first aid supplies like splints and wound dressings. And since this is a hands-on course, you'll have plenty of opportunities to practice your new skills on fellow classmates.

So whether you're an experienced hiker or someone who's just getting started, the American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid training course is a great way to be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way.

What You'll Learn
The American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid training course covers a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:
-How to assess and treat injuries
-How to deal with environmental emergencies like heat stroke and hypothermia
-How to use common wilderness first aid supplies like splints and wound dressings
-And much more!

By the end of the course, you'll be able to confidently:
-Recognize common signs and symptoms of injuries and illnesses
-Provide basic treatment for injuries and illnesses
-Use items found in a typical first aid kit to provide care in an emergency situation

Who Should Take This Course?
This course is perfect for anyone who loves spending time in the great outdoors, whether you're an experienced hiker or someone who's just getting started. No matter what your experience level is, this course will give you the skills and confidence you need to care for yourself and others in case of an emergency.

What are the Prerequisites?
There are no prerequisites for this course; however, it is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of first aid principles.

How Much Does The Course Cost?
The cost of the course is $110 per person. Price includes all materials needed for the course as well as a digital certificate of completion.

When/Where is the Course Offered? The American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid training course is offered periodically throughout the year at locations across the country.

Being prepared for anything is key when venturing into the wilderness. The American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid training course will give you the skills and confidence you need to care for yourself and others in case of an emergency, whether you're on a day hike or a week-long backpacking trip. So check today for upcoming courses near you—it could just save a life.

Visit Lifeguard LI or Contact us at (516) 405-0676 for more details about signing up for a Wilderness and Remote First Aid course on Long Island, NY.