Wilderness First Aid Course
By Member Elizabeth Rudd
April 5, 2022

Recently many of our members in the county took an intense 16 hour certification class on wilderness first aid. Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With an ASHI Wilderness First Aid class, first aid providers in a remote outdoor setting will be better prepared to respond with wilderness first aid training when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person. What an invaluable class for them to take while providing care to our rural community. Thank you to those who sacrificed an entire weekend learning and training to be better equipped in emergencies within our county and surrounding counties.