WFA - Wilderness First Aid Course (Taiwan)



What can you do if you get hurt in Wilderness?


Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is an important skill for people who join outdoor activity. The course take 16 hours in two days. The topic cover from the patient exam to different injuries treatment and prevention. The student who pass the course and exam will get the certification from American 4 Points Guides and the period validity is 2 years. 



If you are WFR certification holder, you can refresh your certification through take this course.


Notice: Not every student who join the course can get the certification!


Schedule : Winter
, 2024

Location : Hsinchu

Register : Please click → ZA Course Register System

Tuition
NT$ 7500 (Include certification fee, US instructor fee, 1 night in guest house, and lunch)

Instructor
Course Outline:
  • Introduction of Wilderness Medicine
  • Medical and Legal Issue
  • BSI - Body Substance Isolation
  • Patent Assessment System
  • Primary Survey
  • Patient Lifting and Moving Techniques
  • Secondary Survey
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries and Splinting
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Bleeding Control and Shock
  • Central Nervous System and Head Injuries
  • Bites and Stings by Insect or Snake       
  • Hyperthermia
  • Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
  • Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills
  • Lighting
  • Respiratory and Cardiovascular Issue
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
Personal Gear List:
  • Wick layer top and pants.
  • Sport Shoes, Trail Running Shoes or Boots (The sandal does not acceptable)
  • Rain Jacket and Rain Pant
  • 2 extra Warm Clothes
  • Sleeping Bag and Sleeping Pad
  • 4 x 2 m Webbing (Width 25mm)
  • Triangular Bandanas
  • Backpack (Big enough to carry all your personal gear)
  • Headlamp
  • Pen and Note book
  • Sun Protection
  • Towel
  • Exchange Clothes.
  • Water Bottle (1L or larger)

Notice : All these items should be packed in your backpack for scenario exercises. You will be using your equipment to provide care and keep yourself and OTHERS warm. Dependent on your course location the needs may change, but remember you  will be using these items to care for others. These items may get dirty and/or wet during course.