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The New Weis Center for Education, Arts & Recreation

150 Snake Den Road

Ringwood, NJ 07456

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2-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification Class (must complete both days)

Sunday, June 23 AND Sunday, June 30; 8:30am-4:30pm

Do you know what to do if there’s an accident or illness when you are hiking, camping or in the woods on an outdoors adventure? Learn what to do in this 2-day class, which is ideal for hikers, mountain bikers, Scout leaders, parents and outdoor adventure lovers! Includes classroom instruction and outdoor hands-on scenarios. Ages 16+; under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Definitions, philosophy, legal/ethical & psychological/emotional issues
  • Prevention & action at emergencies, planning, equipment, survival, crisis mgmt
  • Scene survey, patient assessment, rescuer safety, vital signs, palpation
  • Shock & physiology types, recognition
  • Bleeding, wounds, burns, blisters, bandaging, practical (demo & hands on)
  • Hot & cold, bugs & bites, altitude
  • Medical emergencies, diabetic, allergic, heart, brain, respiratory
  • Patient hands-on assessment scenarios and outdoor practice
  • Specific injuries, acute abdomen, eyes, head/face
  • Bones/joint/muscle injuries, immobilization, improvisation, splinting, extremities
  • Summary, review, written test and practical exam

Program is adapted from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon’s (AAOS) 16-hr WFA curriculum. Certificate will be issued by the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) and is valid for 2 years. The instructor is Jeffrey Greenberg, from NJ Search & Rescue.

Class will be held inside the main building and outside on our beautiful 152-acre property. Parking is available near the main building. Please bring your lunch (refrigerator and microwave are available)

> $190 non-members OR

> $170 New Weis Center members; Join NOW at the Supporter Level or above to receive member discount: http://www.highlandsnaturefriends.org/membership.html;

Note: CPR/AED certification is required to receive your WFA card. If you are not currently certified, you can take a CPR/AED class before or after the WFA class. You will not receive your WFA card until the instructor receives proof of CPR/AED certification.

  • The New Weis Center is hosting a CPR/AED class on Sat, June 15, 9:00-12:30, $50 - Instructor is from Ringwood Ambulance Corps. To Register, visit: http://www.highlandsnaturefriends.org/programs---events.html
  • Other various area dates/locations - https://cpr.heart.org

Questions? Contact us at: info@highlandsnaturefriends.org or 973-835-2160

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150 Snake Den Road

Ringwood, NJ 07456

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