Wilderness First Aid Course Topics

  • Training for Wilderness Emergencies
  • Patient Assessment: Learning to Find Problems
  • Shock
  • Wilderness Wound Care
  • Burns
  • Bone Injuries and Splinting
  • Joint Injuries
  • Head and Spinal Injuries
  • Eye and Facial Injuries
  • Chest and Abdominal Injuries
  • How to Beat the Heat
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Submersion Incidents (Drowning)
  • Altitude Illness
  • Lightning Strike
  • Sunburn, Skin and Eye Protection
  • Contaminated Water
  • Mosquitoes, Ticks and Disease
  • Bees, Wasps, and Spiders
  • Venomous Snakes
  • Hazardous Mammals
  • Hazardous Marine Animals
  • Hazardous Plants
  • Medical Problems in the Wilderness
  • Wilderness First Aid Kits
  • Resources