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Wilderness 1st Aid Course at Sugarloaf
Robert Ferguson Observatory Classroom
April 22 & 23, 2023 8:30am-5pm
Lead by Safety Training Pros, classes are fun with lots of hands-on skills practice. The emphasis is on making good decisions by staying calm and safe, doing a throughout patient assessment, and having effective communication and leadership. Join our classes, where it is safe to learn and OK to make mistakes. Wilderness 1st Aid is 16 hours (two 8-hour days) focused on practicing skills and covering: patient assessment, shock and bleeding, head and spinal injuries, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, heat and cold illnesses, and includes a half day of outdoor scenario practice of first aid and leadership skills. Gain some good tools and knowledge to handle a wilderness first aid emergency.
The course is $225 for the general public, $175 for Sugarloaf volunteers, and free for Sonoma Ecology Center staff. Two scholarships are available for those in need. Successful completion of the course includes a Wilderness 1st Aid certificate. Registration is required and closes two weeks prior to the event date.
Site 12 in the campground will be available for those who wish to camp on site over Saturday night at no additional cost. Parking fees apply.