JUNE Wilderness First Aid & Rescue Training


Southern Missouri Region

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield MO 65803

417-832-9500 Ext. 107

Media Contact:  Nigel Holderby







Red Cross Wilderness First Aid and Rescue Training


American Red Cross; Southern Missouri Region 6/14/12


The next Red Cross Training for Emergencies in Wilderness and Remote Environments will be Friday and Saturday, June 22 & 23 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Red Cross Disaster Services Office located at1545 N. West Bypass in Springfield, MO. 

Whether you’re a scout, an outdoor enthusiast or you work in a remote environment, our Wilderness and Remote First Aid course gives you the skills you need to respond to an emergency when help may be delayed.

Topics include:

  • Primary and Secondary Assessments
  • Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries
  • Heat-Related Emergencies and Hypothermia
  • Altitude-Related Illnesses, Allergies and Anaphylaxis
  • Bone and Joint Injuries and Burns
  • Wounds and Wound Infection

The course is based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines and offers enhanced content and topics to meet OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs. The program offers flexibility for organizations and their instructors to adapt the course to varying environments.


For additional information please contact  Terra Jeffres – terra.jeffres@redcross.org


About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.





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