*Wilderness First Aid/CPR Training

01/31/15 - 01/30/15

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Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course

WHAT:

The Wilderness and Remote First Aid class is a 16 hour course based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guideline.  This course certification is good for 2 years.

WHERE:

Riverchase United Methodist Church Birmingham & Oak Mountain State Park

WHEN:

CPR/AED:  Friday January 30, 2015  5pm – 9pm

WFA:  Saturday January 31, 2015 7:00am-7:00pm and Sunday February 1, 2015  7:15am – 12pm.

WHY:

This course is required for any high adventure activity by the BSA.  It is essential for troops who are involved in activities where you are further than 1 hour away from EMS.  It also meets one of the requirements for the Ranger Award in the Venturing Program.

WHO:

This course is open to anyone aged 14 and over.

PREREQUISITES - Current certification in adult CPR/AED is required.  A separate CPR/AED class will be held on Friday, January 30th for those not holding current certification.  CPR/AED certification class cost is $20.00.  If you are currently certified in CPR/AED, you must send a copy of you CPR card prior to attending the WFA class.  If you need certification please contact the course coordinator, Angie Pettigrew.

DETAILS – The course will follow the BSA guidelines which were published in 2009.  The CPR class on Friday and WFA class on Saturday will be taught at the Riverchase United Methodist Church and on Sunday will be taught at Oak Mountain State Park.

COURSE – The WFA course fee is $125.00, which includes course materials as well as continental breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday.  The class has limited size and will be filled on a first come basis.  After receiving your information and payment, you will be pre-registered for the course and fully registered when the class reaches 15 participants.  Your payment will be refunded if the class doesn’t reach 15 participants.   The course is nonrefundable 30 days prior to training.  You may substitute someone else in your place if you can’t attend.                           Please make your check Angie Pettigrew and mail it to:

Angie Pettigrew

227 Sunrise Court

Alabaster, AL 35007

 Registration Deadline – December 1, 2014

 Additional Information:  www.bsa367.com/wfa

CONTACT INFO:  If you have any questions please contact Angie Pettigrew

E-mail address: angiep@uab.edu or pettigrewangie@gmail.com    Cell phone:  205-999-1085