Wilderness First Aid Volunteer Certification Program

Posted on Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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This year, FSPW is offering a Volunteer Training Program, and will be providing Wilderness First Aid certification this year for our stewardship and guided hike volunteers!  Red Cross describes their program as follows:

“Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, this course aligns with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.”

We are offering this course FREE to FSPW Hike Leaders, Crew Leaders, or individuals who can confirm a volunteer commitment with FSPW in our stewardship or citizen scientist programs.  Otherwise, the cost of this course is 140$.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!  Click here to sign up!

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Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification.

Certification stays valid for two years

Course length: 16 hours, in two consecutive  8-hour days.

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