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Date Friday  10/29/2021
Group State CMC
Event Title 2-Day Wilderness First Aid (2-WFA)
Start Time 9:00 AM
End Time 6:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader Roberta Farrington
Member Price $225.00
Non-member Price $245.00
Leader Price $200.00
Available Participants 1
Type Education (everyone)

Location

American Mountaineering Center/Colorado Mountain Club

710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401

  • The American Mountaineering Center is located on the corner of 10th Street and Washington Avenue in downtown Golden. 
  • Parking is available in the parking lot north of the building (9th street & Jackson).
  • Please use the north entrance (across from CoorsTek).

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Leaders and Instructors who have been approved for free tuition click on:

           https://cmc.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?ID=53101 to register for the class.

  • For leaders and instructors, or members in the process of becoming leaders or instructors, first complete this form and you will receive registration information.



For more info Contact

Contact roberta@cmc.org with any questions regarding the course or rachel@backcountrypulse.org regarding the wilderness medicine curriculum.



Details

OVERVIEW



This Wilderness First Aid course teaches students the skills to anticipate risks and hazards, identify medical, traumatic, environmental problems, recognize life-threatening issues, initiate basic care and deliver a cohesive report. The curriculum forces students to think creatively, adapt to ever changing situations, and learn valuable leadership, decision making and commutation skills There are no prerequisites and courses are open to students 18 and over. This course also satisfies the requirements for CMC trip leaders.



FORMAT




  • The course will consist of two eight-hour days of in-person training with engaging lectures integrated with practical scenarios and skills practice sessions. 



​​IN-PERSON SCHEDULE




  • Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM (included 1-hour lunch break)

  • Saturday, 9 AM to 6 PM (included 1-hour lunch break)

  • This course may take place inside or outside so be prepared for a variety of weather conditions.



PACKING CHECKLIST



✓ Notebook and pen



✓ Clipboard or hard surface to write on



✓ Watch with second hand or digital second (or cell phone with a timer)



✓ Personal hand sanitizer



✓ Water, snacks & lunch (or money to buy lunch in Golden)



✓ Closed toe shoes (i.e. hiking boots or trail runners)



✓ Day pack packed with the gear you primarily recreate with- this could be filled with climbing gear/ski equipment etc. We want you to bring gear you normally carry so you can practice improvising with the equipment you already own



✓ Lunch (or money if you plan on buying food in Golden)



✓ Clothing layers that allow you to be comfortable for outdoor skills practice and a variety of weather conditions



✓ Sunglasses/hat



✓ Camp chair or pad



✓Sleeping pad (for scenarios)



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS




  • Students must complete all 16-hours of the course and testing in order to receive their Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification.

  • PDF certification cards will be sent via email after students complete the final exam with a score of 70% or higher.

  • All certifications are valid for two years with no grace period. Certifications can be kept current by taking a 16-hour WFA course within the two-year period.



Successful course completion will earn the following Backcounty Pulse Wilderness Medicine certification:




  • Wilderness First Aid with Epinephrine Auto-Injector Training



PRE-COURSE CHECKLIST:



✓ Read and sign participant waiver



✓ Fill out and sign health form



✓ Pack all required gear and food



✓ Get stoked





Notes

PLEASE NOTE: This course is only open to students 18 years and over.

Colorado Mountain Club Cancellation Policy

31 DAYS OR MORE BEFORE SCHOOL: 

Full refund less $35/person processing fee OR full credit can be transferred to a future session of the same school without incurring a processing fee. This can only be done once and credit can only be transferred to a school that is on the CMC calendar at the time of cancellation. If a future session is not available then a refund will be issued, less the aforementioned fee.

8 TO 30 DAYS BEFORE SCHOOL: 

Full refund less 25% of the fee paid but no less than $35/person processing fee OR full credit can be transferred to a future session of the same school without incurring a processing fee. This can only be done once and credit can only be transferred to a school that is on the CMC calendar at the time of cancellation. If a future session is not available then a refund will be issued, less the aforementioned fee.

7 DAYS OR LESS BEFORE SCHOOL: 

No refund will be granted. Credit cannot be transferred to a future session.

If you would like to cancel your spot in the course, please contact the CMC Office at office@cmc.org or (303) 279-3080.




Register


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