Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Ashland Wilderness First Aid Certification Course

Join us for a winter Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification course in the charming town of Ashland, Oregon! This course is designed for adventure enthusiasts who want to learn more about Wilderness First Aid and skills that they can take outdoors on any adventure. 

Highlights: 

  • Spend the weekend in the charming mountain town of Ashland, Oregon  
  • Learn outdoor and Wilderness First Aid skills you can take on any adventure!
  • Practice hands-on Wilderness First Aid with experienced and friendly instructors 
  • Earn you WFA (Wilderness First Aid Certification) 

This course is designed for anyone who loves spending time in the outdoors. You do not have to be a medical professional for this course.

*** Nurses can obtain up to 16 CEUs for this course ($95 fee applies) 

Dates: May 11th & 12th, 2024

Price: $350

Wilderness First Aid Certification

Ashland, Oregon

2 Day Wilderness First Aid Certification Course 

Topics Include

Patient assessment in the wilderness, injuries, hot & cold illnesses, wounds & burns, medical kits, patient carries and basic wilderness safety & rescue principles.

Course Topics 

  • Patient Assessment Scene Review, Primary Survey, Secondary Survey
  • Bleeding and Shock
  • Abdominal and Chest Injuries
  • Wound and Burn Management (including bandaging)
  • Fractures & Dislocations, Improvised Splinting
  • Head and Spine Injuries, Spinal Immobilization
  • Near Drowning
  • Lightning Injuries and Prevention
  • Heat-Related Illness
  • Medical Problems in the Wilderness
  • Bites and Stings
  • Hypothermia & Cold-Related Illness/Injury
  • Evacuation Guidelines
  • Water Disinfection and Hydration
  • Improvised Litters & Carries

    Upon successful completion, students will receive certification in Wilderness First Aid and Adult CPR. Accredited for Nursing CEUs by MedTreks with the core curriculum by Wilderness Medical Associates.

    Includes: 16 hrs of lecture over 2 days with course materials.

    Excludes: lodging & meals

    Welcome to Ashland Oregon!

    Ashland is a charming city located in the southern part of the state of Oregon, in the United States. Known for its cultural offerings and natural beauty, Ashland is home to a many delicious restaurants, boutique shops, and art galleries. You can start you day with breakfast on the plaza and head out on foot from town on a hike through the incredible trail network that Ashland has to offer. 

    Course Details

    Dates & Prices

    Dates: May 11th & 12th, 2024

    Cost:  $350 for 2 day Wilderness First Aid Course

    Includes: 

    • Welcome package
    • 2 day Wilderness First Aid Instruction
    • WFA Certification upon Course Completion (Course accredited by AdventureMed)

    Excludes: 

    • Meals
    • Lodging