Wilderness First Aid Course

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Date(s) - 02/17/2024 - 02/18/2024
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sandhill Wildlife Area


Sandhill Wildlife Area Outdoor Skill Center

February 17th – 18th, 2024 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm each day

Join us at Sandhill Wildlife Area for an immersive and empowering Wilderness First Aid course that will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to respond effectively to emergencies in remote outdoor environments. This comprehensive training program will give you a 2-year Wilderness First Aid certification through ASHI. Participants are required to hold a valid CPR/AED certification. Delve into topics such as assessing and treating injuries and medical illnesses, managing environmental emergencies, improvising resources, and practicing decision-making in challenging scenarios. Gain the confidence to handle wilderness medical situations with competence and ensure the safety of yourself and others in the great outdoors. Lodging accommodations are included in the registration fee, however, meals are not provided. Sandhill offers a full kitchen and food storage.

Class is limited to 10 participants.

Preregistration is required before February 9th, along with a $200 registration fee per participant. To register or for more information please visit the “Sandhill Outdoor Skills Calendar” webpage and find the appropriate online registration form. For more info, please contact Zak Knab at Zachary.Knab@wisconsin.gov or 715-527-8096.