American Safety & Health Institute

16 Hour Wilderness First Aid Program​

FDM Safety Services provides ASHI’s 16-hour Wilderness First Aid program which is designed to meet or exceed the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, 2017 Edition. The program includes a robust PowerPoint presentation and a greater focus on hands-on skills and scenario practices.

Course Prerequisites:

Certification in adult CPR and AED is required. Prior completion of a basic first aid class is strongly encouraged.

Training Topics Include:

  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Protecting Yourself
  • Legal Considerations
  • Moving & Lifting
  • Scene Assessment
  • Focused Assessment Shock
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Major Wounds
  • Facial Injuries
  • Minor Wounds
  • Cleaning, Closing, & Dressing Wounds
  • Burns
  • Head, Neck, or Back Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Extended Injury Management
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
  • Abdominal Problems
  • Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
  • Poisoning
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Cold Emergencies
  • Bites & Stings
  • Submersion (Drowning)
  • Lightning Strikes
  • Altitude Illnesses
  • Emotional Considerations
  • First Aid Kits
  • Protection from the Elements
  • Water & Food

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