Wilderness Medical

For Reservations email tim@mainesport.com or call 800-722-0826.

Wilderness First Aid

This 2 day, 16 hour course taught by professionals from the Wilderness Medical Assocaties is a combination of discussions, practical situations and real-life simulations.

Topics include assessment and management of traumatic injuries, circulatory, nervous and respiratory system problems, common injuries such as blisters, sprains and strains, and use of improvised materials in remote settings.

Upon completion, students will receive a 3 Year Wilderness First Aid Certification that includes Anaphylaxis training that is recognized by the American Camping Association, the U.S. Coast Guard and varios Guide Licensing Boards as meeting their first aid requirements.

A separate CPR workshop will be offered.

Dates and Times
May 15th & 16th

 

Price
$205 (includes most study materials)

 

What to Bring

 

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Wilderness First Responder

Created to provide outdoor leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to deal with medical and traumatic emergencies in remote settings.  The Wilderness First Responder course is the first aid course that is most useful to outdoor leaders and travelers and is the expected standard in the outdoor industry.

This Wilderness Medical Associates WFR course meets or exceeds all requirements of other similarly named courses and certification is valid for three years.  Topics include patient assessment, difficult extrication and patient movement, basic search and rescue, emergency childbirth, allergies (includes anaphylaxis certification), toxins, burns, wounds, fractures, dislocation, shock, spinal assessment and management, brain/head injuries, respiratory distress, heat and cold injuries, Healthcare Provider CPR, legal issues and treatment of common back-country ailments such as lost fillings, fish hook removal, fever, etc.

No prerequisites.  Students must be 16 years of age to participate in this course.  16 and 17 year-old students must provide written proof of parental consent.  Academic credits available.

Dates and Times
To be determined

Price
$795 if registered prior to three weeks from course start date. Registrations less that three weeks prior to start date $845.

Includes meals and lodging.  Course offered on private unique island setting.  Tent camping and 15 beds available in lodge.

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Wilderness EMT Upgrade

The WEMT curriculum builds on EMS training and expertise to meet the special challenges of the remote and unconventional environment. It is designed for medical personnel working in rural EMS, search and rescue, law enforcement, disaster response, and on wilderness expeditions. Like all WMA International training, it represents the best application of the available science balanced by considerable clinical experience and the reality of providing medical care in difficult and dangerous places.

Certification as a Wilderness EMT is valid for three years and is contingent on current regional or national registration as an EMS provider such as a EMT or paramedic. Other medical professionals will be awarded a course completion certificate. The course is registered for 45 hours of continuing education credit through the CECBEMS. CPR recertification can be added by request and at the discretion of the instructor.

For more information on this course, please call Maine Sport Outfitters at 800-722-0826.

Must hold a current EMT licence to receive certification.

Dates and Times
To be determined

Price
$595 if registered prior to three weeks from course start date. Registrations less that three weeks prior to start date $645. Option to  add meals and lodging during the two days off for $75.

Includes meals and lodging.  Course offered on private unique island setting.  Tent camping and 15 beds available in lodge.

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