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Upcoming Wilderness Medical Courses

Live Better in the Backcountry

Providing workforce and recreational leadership training in the urban and wilderness environments through human connection and a holistic heart centered approach to life.

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CPR / AED

March 15, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

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CPR/AED

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three and a half hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

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$95.00

11 Seats Available

First Aid

March 15, 2024

8:30pm - Skills Check - Starts immediacy after the CPR Course

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As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

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$95.00

Only 4 Seats Available

Wilderness First Aid

March 16 - 17, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is one of the most popular medical courses for beginners and advanced users alike.  It creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care and when taken in secession skills are reinforced.

Wilderness First Aid is designed to meet the needs of first-aid training for anyone who works, travels, or spends time in rural or wilderness areas. This 16-hour course examines the role of outdoor professionals in wilderness medicine and the response, care and rescue of outdoor participants in non-urban environments. It provides intensive, in-depth training in the areas of patient assessment system, environmental injuries/ conditions, anaphylaxis, lifting/moving/extrication, patient carries, and backcountry medicine. The curriculum covers standards of care for trauma and medical patients for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Aid. To stay current, you must repeat this course every two years. CPR is a separate component that is necessary for a WFA certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

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$335.00

Only 3 Seats Available

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

March 16 - 17, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

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Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 16-hour module is designed for anyone re-certifying their current WFR certification.The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications: Upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder. To stay current, you must repeat this course every three years. Additionally a current CPR certification is required for a WFR certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

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$365.00

Only 1 Seat Available

CPR / AED

April 19, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Center for the Arts

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As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three-and-a-half-hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

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$95.00

14 Seats Available

First Aid

April 19, 2024

8:30pm Skills Check  - Begins immediately after the CPR Course

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

 

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

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$95.00

8 Seats Available

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

April 20 - 21, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 16-hour module is designed for anyone re-certifying their current WFR certification.The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications: Upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder. To stay current, you must repeat this course every three years. Additionally, a current CPR certification is required for a WFR certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$365.00

14 Seats Available

CPR / AED

April 26, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three-and-a-half-hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

15 Seats Available

First Aid

April 26, 2024

8:30pm - Immediately after the CPR Course

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

 

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

8 Seats Available

Wilderness First Aid

April 27 - 28, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Aid is designed to meet the needs of first-aid training for anyone who works, travels, or spends time in rural or wilderness areas. This 16-hour course examines the role of outdoor professionals in wilderness medicine and the response, care and rescue of outdoor participants in non-urban environments. It provides intensive, in-depth training in the areas of patient assessment system, environmental injuries/ conditions, anaphylaxis, lifting/moving/extrication, patient carries, and backcountry medicine. The curriculum covers standards of care for trauma and medical patients for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Aid. To stay current, you must repeat this course every two years. CPR is a separate component that is necessary for a WFA certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$335.00

14 Seats Available

CPR / AED

May 10, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three-and-a-half-hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

15 Seats Available

First Aid

May 10, 2024

8:30pm - Skills Check - Immediately after the CPR Course

Location: Center for the Arts - Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

 

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

Wilderness First Aid

May 11 - 12, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts - Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is one of the most popular medical courses for beginners and advanced users alike.  It creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care and when taken in secession skills are reinforced.

Wilderness First Aid is designed to meet the needs of first-aid training for anyone who works, travels, or spends time in rural or wilderness areas. This 16-hour course examines the role of outdoor professionals in wilderness medicine and the response, care and rescue of outdoor participants in non-urban environments. It provides intensive, in-depth training in the areas of patient assessment system, environmental injuries/ conditions, anaphylaxis, lifting/moving/extrication, patient carries, and backcountry medicine. The curriculum covers standards of care for trauma and medical patients for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Aid. To stay current, you must repeat this course every two years. CPR is a separate component that is necessary for a WFA certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$335.00

15 Seats Available

CPR / AED

May 17, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three-and-a-half-hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

First Aid

May 17, 2024

8:30pm - Skills Check - Immediately after the CPR Course

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

 

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

May 18 - 19, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts - Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 16-hour module is designed for anyone re-certifying their current WFR certification.The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications: Upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder. To stay current, you must repeat this course every three years. Additionally, a current CPR certification is required for a WFR certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$365.00

14 Seats Available

Wilderness First Responder + BLS CPR

May 28 - June 6, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

This is an 8 day, 72-hour course - No class on the weekend

View Course Description

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 72-hour course is perfect for anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who want a high level of wilderness medical training for extended personal backcountry trips or expedition.

Through the Biology of Spirit, our proprietary curriculum, we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

Certifications: Upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder and American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR.

Recertification: A WFR-R course must be completed every three years to maintain a valid WFR certification in addition to maintaining a valid CPR certification.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$995.00

16 Seats Available

CPR / AED

June 12, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three-and-a-half-hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

First Aid

June 12, 2024

8:30pm - Skills Check - Immediately after the CPR Course

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

 

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

Wilderness First Aid

June 13 - 14, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is one of the most popular medical courses for beginners and advanced users alike.  It creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care and when taken in secession skills are reinforced.

Wilderness First Aid is designed to meet the needs of first-aid training for anyone who works, travels, or spends time in rural or wilderness areas. This 16-hour course examines the role of outdoor professionals in wilderness medicine and the response, care and rescue of outdoor participants in non-urban environments. It provides intensive, in-depth training in the areas of patient assessment system, environmental injuries/ conditions, anaphylaxis, lifting/moving/extrication, patient carries, and backcountry medicine. The curriculum covers standards of care for trauma and medical patients for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Aid. To stay current, you must repeat this course every two years. CPR is a separate component that is necessary for a WFA certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$335.00

15 Seats Available

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

June 13 - 14, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 16-hour module is designed for anyone re-certifying their current WFR certification.The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications: Upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder. To stay current, you must repeat this course every three years. Additionally, a current CPR certification is required for a WFR certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$365.00

16 Seats Available

CPR / AED

July 8, 2024

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer CPR.  This course teaches Adult CPR/AED and Child basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift, giving compressions and breaths, and calling your emergency response number (or 911). It provides a training for designated first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, or an entire workplace.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

This is a three-and-a-half-hour course and meets all workforce requirements for CPR.

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in Adult CPR/AED and Child CPR


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

First Aid

July 8, 2024

8:30pm - Skills Check - Immediacy after the CPR Course

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

As an American Red Cross Licensed Provider, we offer First Aid as a Blended Learning course that is designed to meet OSHA workforce regulations for First Aid. You must also sign up for an in-person CPR Course to gain certification. This is a two-part Blended Learning option to add 1st Aid to a CPR/AED certification. This is a self-directed online module followed by an in-person skills check. With purchase you will be provided the online module to be completed prior to the in-person skills check.

 

The course teaches basic first aid skills such as: making sure the scene is safe, first aid basics such as stopping bleeding that can be seen and helping someone with a possible broken bone or sprain, medical emergencies, and environmental emergencies. 

 

Certifications: Upon completion students receive a 2-year certification in First Aid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$95.00

16 Seats Available

Wilderness First Aid

July 9 - 10, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is one of the most popular medical courses for beginners and advanced users alike.  It creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care and when taken in secession skills are reinforced.

Wilderness First Aid is designed to meet the needs of first-aid training for anyone who works, travels, or spends time in rural or wilderness areas. This 16-hour course examines the role of outdoor professionals in wilderness medicine and the response, care and rescue of outdoor participants in non-urban environments. It provides intensive, in-depth training in the areas of patient assessment system, environmental injuries/ conditions, anaphylaxis, lifting/moving/extrication, patient carries, and backcountry medicine. The curriculum covers standards of care for trauma and medical patients for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Aid. To stay current, you must repeat this course every two years. CPR is a separate component that is necessary for a WFA certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$335.00

16 Seats Available

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

July 9 - 10, 2024

9am - 6pm Daily

Location: Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

View Course Description

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is recognized as the industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. This 16-hour module is designed for anyone re-certifying their current WFR certification.The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making.

As with all of our curriculum we incorporate a biological understanding of the nervous system’s intuitive and emotional workings and the importance of living a heart centered approach to life.

Certifications: Upon completion include: Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness First Responder. To stay current, you must repeat this course every three years. Additionally, a current CPR certification is required for a WFR certification to be valid.


Central Wyoming College – Jackson Outreach
240 S. Glenwood St. #124, Jackson, WY

View on Google Maps

$365.00

16 Seats Available