In the Wilderness First Aid training, students will learn important first aid skills that can be used to assist people who become sick or have been injured while hiking, camping, boating or other outdoor activities located in areas that are not close to medical assistance. Students will participate in the Basic First Aid, CPR and AED certification training designed to provide basic first aid and CPR assistance, along with Wilderness First Aid training that includes specialized first aid and survival skills needed to help assist people with injuries relating to animal and snake bites, burns, frostbite, unexpected weather conditions, lightning strikes, broken bones and other injuries that could happen in a wilderness environment.
Students who complete the Wilderness First Aid training and assessments will have the opportunity to receive certification in Basic First Aid/CPR/AED and Wilderness First Aid issued by the American Safety & Health Institute.
Special Note: The 7th & 8th grade students that completed the Basic First Aid/CPR/AED training during the Spring Break Career Camp, who are interested in participating in the Wilderness First Aid training will only need to attend the training on June 1st-3rd.
The Basic First Aid/CPR/AED and Wilderness First Aid Training will be held at Rogers New Technology High School on May 30th-June 3rd. The training will be from 8:00am-4:00pm each day. Students will need to attend each day of the training to be eligible for the certification. Lunch and snacks will be provided. There is not cost for the training. Transportation will be provided by the student or parent.