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: Saturday, October 26th - Sunday October 27th, 2018

Training Time: 8:00 - 5:00 pm

Training Fee: $150.00

Contact Name: Matt Casparius

Email: mcasparius@merrimacknh.gov

Phone Number: (603) 882-1046

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

Number of Openings Available: 15

Training Description: please describe the type of training and any important registration or training specific requirements.

Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. By learning a few skills, you can make the difference between a good outcome and a bad one and maybe even save a life.

Wilderness First Aid is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of wilderness 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. SOLO is among the leaders in Wilderness Medicine Training and certification. Coffee and snacks will be provided each day.

Course Requirements: Participant MUST have a current CPR certification upon completion of course. If you do not already hold this certification an optional Adult CPR Recertification Course will be offered on Saturday evening for an additional fee of $50.00

Website - list website if online registration is available https://merrimack.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=569

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