American Safety  Health Institute
Wilderness First-Aid

Course time: 16 – 20 Hours.

3Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With ASHI’s Wilderness First Aid, Instructors certified to teach CPR/AED, basic first aid, and have wilderness experience can take advantage of ASHI’s flexible instructional design.

This comprehensive 16-20 hour course meets the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid curriculum and guidelines.

Participants will learn:

  • Preparation and Assessment of Wilderness Emergencies
  • Preventing and Caring for Injuries
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Biological Hazards
  • Medical Emergencies

Who will benefit:

  • Individuals who require or desire wilderness first aid knowledge and skills but are not professional responders
  • Adventure guides, outdoor enthusiasts,
  • camp counselors and administrators, camp participants,
  • Park and forest rangers
  • and other occupations that work in a wilderness environment.

Written Exam: Recommended for designated responders (duty or employer expectation to respond; 80% or better).

5Performance Evaluation: Required — Students must perform all core skills competently and without assistance for at least three randomly selected Performance Evaluations.

Certification Period: up to 3 years (recommended every 2 years)



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