Wilderness First Aid – 2nd Offering

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Date(s) - July 09
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BFD VFD Green Bank Station

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
July 9, 11, & 14, 2024

Description: Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is a 16-hour course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively respond to medical emergencies and injuries in remote and outdoor settings. Students will learn how to assess, treat, and manage common injuries and illnesses that may occur in wilderness environments, where access to medical help is limited or delayed. This course emphasizes hands-on training, scenario-based learning, and practical application of first aid principles in challenging outdoor conditions.

Dates: July 9, 11, & 14, 2024
July 9 & 11 – Zoom online class from 6pm – 10pm
July 14 – in person classes

Cost: WVEMD will provide training materials. Student will be responsible for transportation costs and meals.

Length: 16 hours

Location: Greenbank Fire Station (4676 Potomac Highlands Trail, Green Bank, WV 24944)

To Register: Follow the guidelines in the attached document using the course number in this posting. WVPST is adopting a new registration platform that we believe will be more user-friendly. Should you have any issues, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us.

Link: www.pstachio.wvnet.edu (If link doesn’t work, use Google Chrome and search PSTachio.wvnet.edu)

Course ID: 25-027-03 WVPST Charleston

If you have any questions or issues registering, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us

If you have any questions regarding the class, please contact Jeff Cunningham, SAR Training Officer at (304) 414-7682 or (304) 941-6025. Email is jeff.o.cunningham@wv.gov.