Wilderness First Aid Afloat

Gain the skills you need to care for people in remote locations. This fun, fast-moving course utilizes classroom sessions, practice sessions and outdoor scenarios.

Wilderness First Aid Afloat (WFAA) contains all the same information included in the SOLO Wilderness First Aid course (Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies). It also includes additional topics specifically designed for boaters including: sea sickness, marine bites and stings, injuries that are more common in marine environments, and environment specific rescue scenarios.

As an approved United State Coast Guard Wilderness First Aid course the WFAA certification card will be sent to you directly from the USCG.

Dates: April 27 - 28, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm both days
Location: Maine Island Trail Association, 100 Kensington Street, 2nd Floor, Portland, Maine 04103
Cost: $150 for MITA and MASKGI members
Course Includes:
  • WFAA Book
  • WFAA Field Map
  • Instruction
  • Materials for practice scenarios
  • 2-year certification

*Participants need to bring their own lunch and snacks.

After enrolling online, please notify Craig Shipp, MASKGI Secretary.

Instructor Nancy Zane has over 25 years of working, teaching, and playing in remote environments. In addition to teaching emergency medicine for SOLO, she teaches an EMT class at the Waldo County Technical Center for high school students and is the founder of North Star Adventures.

Posted in First Aid Training, Professional Development.