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First Aid

Wilderness First Aid (Multi-Day)

This 2-Day, 16-hour course taught by the professional instructors of the Wilderness Medical Associates, will prepare students to manage a medical event in the back-country. This course is perfect for those that engage in day or overnight trips or are looking to become outdoor professionals. Topics include the 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.

Minimum age: 16

Cost: $255

Where & When

Location TBA

May 21st – 22nd, 2021

September 18th – 19th, 2021

Lodging

Participants will be offered a 10% discount on a one night stay and a 15% discount on a two night stay at either 16 Bay View or the Lord Camden Inn. Please contact either property and mention you are a participant in a Maine Sport Wilderness Medicine Course.

16 Bay View – 207-706-7990

Lord Camden Inn – 207-236-4325

Important Information

Upon completion of the course, students will receive a 3-year WFA Certification.  A separate CPR workshop will be offered as part of the class.

Instructor

InstructorWe believe that who teaches your course has a huge effect on your preparedness to deliver critical medical treatment in the field.  This course is taught by Jon Tierney, owner of Acadia Mountain Guides. Jon is one of the nation’s most experienced wilderness medicine instructors with over 1500 teaching days and tons of real-life mountain and street rescue experience. He is a flight paramedic and an internationally licensed IFMGA mountain guide.