Training Announcement

Please see below for a list of current training opportunities with other NHRPA Departments!

Wilderness First Aid - Merrimack Parks & Recreation

Department Name: Merrimack Parks & Recreation

Name of Training: Wilderness First Aid

Training Date or Dates: 4 Separate classes offered (each class is 2 days long) - April 17th to April 18th; May 22nd to May 23rd; May 29th to May 30th, June 12th to June 13th

Training Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Training Fee: $165.00

Contact Name: Matt Casparius

Email mcasparius@merrimacknh.gov

Phone Number (603) 420-1661

Training Location Wasserman Park 116 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054

Number of Openings Available: 6

Training Description: 

Do you like to spend time outdoors? Accidents happen; if you or someone in your group got hurt, would you know what to do? People get hurt, sick, or lost. Many back country emergencies are preventable and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse.

Wilderness First Aid is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants more than basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. The 16 hour long (two-day) program focuses on the skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

Those who complete the course and pass the written and practical skills will receive a Wilderness First Aid certification from SOLO which is valid for 2 years.

Website - list website if online registration is available https://merrimackparksandrec.org/solo-wilderness-medicine

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