Wilderness First Aid with REI & NOLS

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$245 for REI Members

$275 for non-members

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  • Minimum age 16
  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor REI Specialist

Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never ask, "What do I do now?" In this 2 day course you will learn skills and abilities to make sound decisions in outdoor emergencies. From the Patient Assessment System through traumatic, medical, and environmental emergencies, you'll experience a wide variety of topics designed to prepare you to act if an accident occurs. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations. The course includes a 1-hr break. 16-17 year-olds must arrive with a completed Release of Liability form, but do NOT need an accompanying adult. Participants younger than 16 must contact NOLS (Wilderness_Medicine_Admissions@nols.edu). No prerequisites. Successful completion results in a Wilderness First Aid certification. You may be eligible to recertify your NOLS Wilderness Medicine Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, or Wilderness EMT (wilderness portion only) certification on this course. Please review NOLS Wilderness Medicine recertification policies (https://www.nols.edu/en/courses/wilderness-medicine/recertify/) prior to registering.

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    The Orange Art Center is located at 31500 Chagrin Blvd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124. From the driveway on Chagrin Boulevard, follow the signage to the back left corner of the parking lot, over to the next driveway. The Orange Art Center building is to the left, a white building that is a converted house.