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Wilderness Remote First Aid Class
A Wilderness and Remote First Aid Class is offered every fall at Guye Cabin.
WRFA is a 16 hour first aid course for the wilderness traveler.
CPR/AED is required- Class October 14, 2014
The next class will be Fri (6pm) Sat Sun October 24/25/26, 2014
Wilderness and Remote First Aid is designed for people whose volunteer activities or favorite activities take them to remote wilderness settings where Emergency Medical Services responders may be an hour or more away.
Major portions of the course are designed to be taught outdoors.
The class involves hands-on, interactive learning. Wear casual clothes suitable for working on the ground and outdoors. (getting dirty) Bring cold weather, and wet weather gear. A change of clothes is also recommended in case it gets wet.
Participation is required at all class sessions.
Please do not register for the class unless you can commit to attend all class sessions.
Registration is open now and closes when all spaces are allotted. The class will fill very quickly. You must be a WAC or Boalps member to take the course.
To register, just send an email to Nathaniel Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have his confirmation email that you are in, you can mail the check to the WAC address below.
If a course is full, a few people may be placed on a wait list.
In order to receive a refund for a WRFA Course, the cancellation must be made by the last day of registration. There are no refunds for no-shows or drop-outs. No partial refunds will be given.
You must be member of the Washington Alpine Club to take any WAC offered classes. To take advantage of all this great Club has to offer just Apply now...
The WAC could make some spaces available to other Outdoor Clubs including our friends the Mountaineers, Boalps, Snoqualmie Nordic, and WSTC.
$150 total~ (includes 2 nights at Guye Cabin)
1. You MUST order your own participant's set from the Red Cross and bring it to the first night of class http://www.redcrossstore.org/Shopper/Product.aspx?UniqueItemId=543
2. CPR/AED certification is required. We'll do a separate class on October 15, 2013
with Red Cross or Seattle medic II) ($30)
3. Send your check for the WAC portion ($120) to:
WAC organizer is Nathaniel Harrison
You can contact him at: email@example.com
We are in need of people interested in becoming certified to teach WRFA! Want to help the WAC organize and teach Remote Wilderness First Aid classes?
Become a WRFA Instructor! Classes are given in the fall when we have enough people interested.
Do you want to improve your first aid knowledge and skills? Would you like to help out your fellow WAC'ers and give something back to the club? Become a WRFA instructor! If you have a current WRFA card, join an instructor course!
WRFA Instructor Courses are offered in the fall once a year!
The WAC recommends both CPR/AED for all its members!
1. The Seattle Fire Department's Medic II Program provides Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) classes to the general public.
Please call 206-684-7274 to register and for more information on class dates, times, and locations. http://www.seattle.gov/fire/medics/medicTwo.htm
2. The Bellevue Fire Department teaches both child/infant and adult American Heart Association CPR classes. These are regularly scheduled and held at the
3. The Red Cross offers CPR and other classes.
Questions or more information?
Nathaniel Harrison at