Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: Wilderness First Aid course
Re: Wilderness First Aid course
Tue, 17 Aug 1999 19:22:46 -0500
Rod Smith wrote:
> I am looking for a Wilderness first aid course that is more extensive then
> the Red Cross standard first aid course and gets into some details on how
> to treat the potential injuries that might occur when 911 is a long ways
> away. I am checking into what the Red Cross offers, but I know there are
> some other courses available that might be more specific to high adventure
> type accidents.
> I live in Northwestern Ohio, so my interest would be in the Indiana,
> Northeastern Illinois, Michigan (Lower Pennisula), Western Pennsylvania,
> Kentucky, Tennessee areas.
> Any information you can provide me would be appreciated.
You might want to check out Wilderness Medical Associates
(www.wildmed.com) and/or Wilderness First Aid (www.wfa.net).
I don't know if either organization is offering courses near you, and I
have no affiliation or knowledge of course content other than I tried to
attend one in Houston, but ended up having to cancel because of a
Hope this helps
District Commissioner - Sioux District
Alamo Area Council
Used to be an Owl }8> . . . Always an Eagle!