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PE 1625: Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

This course focuses on essential first aid with an emphasis on backcountry and wilderness issues. Includes a certificate of completion in Wilderness First Aid, as well as certification in Standard First Aid and CPR. Patient assessment, body systems, equipment improvisation, trauma care, environmental medicine, toxins, backcountry medicine, and wilderness rescue are all covered. Designed for those who travel in small parties in the backcountry and who wish to be self-sufficient and well prepared, but equally useful for handling everyday medical emergencies.

Details

Course Fee

Students: $325
CU Faculty/Staff: $360

Participation in Cornell Wilderness Medical classes is retricted to Cornell faculty, staff,  students, and their immediate families.

Fee Notes

None

Attendance

Participation in all class sessions is required in order to receive PE credit.

Prerequisites

No previous experience.

Drop Deadline

N/A

Enrollment

N/A

Links

Equipment List
Medical Form

Section 1 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Friday N/A 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday N/A 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Section 2 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Saturday N/A 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday N/A 9:00am to 6:00pm
Section 3 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Sunday N/A 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday N/A 9:00am to 6:00pm