Training Announcement

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

Wilderness First Aid - Merrimack Parks and Recreation

Department Name Merrimack Parks & Recreation

Name of Training: Wilderness First Aid

Training Date or Dates Nov 19th - Nov 20th, 2022

Training Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day

Training Fee: $195.00

Contact Name: Matt Casparius

Email: mcasprius@merrimacknh.gov

Phone Number (603) 420-1661

Training Location 116 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054

Number of Openings Available: 15

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.

Optional CPR Training

An optional Adult CPR Certification Course will be offered on Saturday evening for an additional fee of $50.00 for those who would like to get certified. While certification is recommended; it is not required.

Certification Received: Participants successfully completing the course will receive a certification from SOLO in Wilderness First Aid certification, which is good for 2 years

Coffee and snacks will be provided each day. This course will be held at Wasserman Park in Merrimack, NH.

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