Learn how to lead others, make decisions, and create positive outcomes. 

Think your way through a safe response.


Wilderness First Aid is training in emergency medicine for people who aren't professionals. Two demanding days of lecture, discussion, hands-on and scenario based practice of skills.

We cover:

  • Patient assessment

  • Musculoskeletal and soft tissue injury

  • Splinting

  • Dealing with bad weather and non-standard equipment.

You will gain confidence in your ability to make decisions and create positive outcomes out of unpredictable situations. Dramatically expand your knowledge, and solidify it through practical hands-on exercise and outdoor scenarios.


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What you will learn

How to balance leadership and communication of medical basics in stressful emergency situations.

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Choose a class

We have class sites in Maryland, DC, Virginia or North Carolina; New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

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Your structured methods rapidly improved my prevention and first aid capability. You beautifully target the things that are critical for this environment!
— Student