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
Where & When
Oakland Seashore Cabins in Rockport, ME
May 6th & 7th, 2023
September 16 & 17th, 2023
Participants will be offered a 15% discount on a one night stay and a 20% 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
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.
We believe that whomever teaches the 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.