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Wilderness First Aid

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Health-Related Knowledge and Skills, Other. 340199

Description

This program is designed for the person who frequently travels in the backcountry with friends or in small groups and who is seeking a basic level of competency in first aid. It is an introduction to the broad concepts of rendering care in a remote setting. The course includes Adult CPR and training in the use of epinephrine for allergic reactions. You can expect the course to be fairly intensive and to cover the most important aspects of wilderness medicine such as leadership, patient assessment and basic care. The course will be very experiential with lots of opportunity to practice in real-life simulations. No experience required. The majority of the course will be held outside in the elements rain or shine. 100% attendance is required.

Details

Hours

16

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Eastern Maine Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Varies

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

None

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$50.00

In-State/District Tuition

$300.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$300.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$350.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$350.00

Demand Occupation(s)

33-9092.00Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$15.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

354 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

Phone Number

(207) 941-4600

Last Updated

Dec 21, 2021

Created

Jun 27, 2019

Renewal

Dec 21, 2023