Wilderness and Remote First Aid

The Wilderness and Remote First Aid course course is ideal for anyone who finds themselves in the outdoors, on a day hike or an overnight trip, where help is more than an hour away.

This 18 hour course provides a foundation of first aid principals and skills that will help participants gain the confidence needed to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services, such as wilderness and remote environments, as well as urban disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes.

Dates
Wednesday- Friday, June 28-30 10am – 4:30pm

A minimum of 6 registered participants is required by Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Participants will receive Wilderness and Remote First Aid reference and pocket guides.

The Wilderness and Remote First Aid certification is valid for 2 years.

Pre-course Requirements
Participant must hold a current a minimum of an Adult CPR/AED certification and be 14 years old on or before the last session of the course.

For those who need a CPR/AED Certification, we offer monthly courses. You are required to participant in the entire course.

Cost
$65  UMF Fitness & Recreation Center Members / $78 Non-Members

To Register
Complete the registration form below and submit it to the UMF Fitness & Recreation Center, along with full payment.

Registration Form (pdf)


Contact Us

UMF Fitness & Recreation Center
University of Maine at Farmington
152 Quebec Street
Farmington, ME 04938
tel 207-778-7495
fax 207-778-7202
james.d.toner@maine.edu
blodgett@maine.edu