Shasta Wilderness First Aid Certification Course

Join us for a winter Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification course in the charming town of Mt. Shasta! 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 Mt. Shasta, California 
  • Learn hands-on Wilderness First Aid with experienced and friendly instructors 
  • Spend the afternoons out in the beautiful Shasta backcountry practicing skills 
  • Enjoy evening happy hours around a fire in the company of new friends 
  • Fall asleep in a cozy mountain lodge at LOGE Shasta
  • 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 professionals for this course.

Option to join our FREE Winter Wilderness Backcountry Skills workshop on Saturday after the WFA course, co-hosted by MedTreks and Shasta Avalanche center. Learn more HERE

*** Nurses can obtain up to 16 CEUs for this course. 

Wilderness First Aid Certification

January 5th-6th, 2023

2 Day Wilderness First Aid Certification Course 

Dates: January 5th & 6th, 2023

Time: 8am-5pm at the LOGE Hotel in Shasta 

Cost: $299

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.

    Join us for a Winter Backcountry Skills Course on Saturday, January 7th co-hosted by MedTreks & Shasta Avalanche Center. Learn more and sign up HERE

    Excludes: lodging & meals

    Welcome to Loge Camp Mt. Shasta!

    Our home for the weekend is the cozy Loge Camp in downtown Mt. Shasta. Located just a few blocks from the restaurants and shops, the Loge also offers an onsite cafe, gear rentals and outdoor fire pits for evening hang-outs under the stars. This will also be the meeting space for all of our indoor lectures prior to going out on the mountain each day.

    Course Details

    Dates & Prices

    Dates: January 5 & 6th, 2023

    Cost:  $295 for 2 day Wilderness First Aid Course (January 5th & 6th, 2023)

    Includes: 

    • Welcome package
    • Gear List and Winter Backcountry Resource packet
    • 2 day Wilderness First Aid Instruction at LOGE Hotel, Mt. Shasta
    • WFA Certification upon Course Completion (Course accredited by AdventureMed)

    Excludes: 

    • Meals
    • Lodging