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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification

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Details

SMC is proud to offer Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification through Foster Calm - 16 hours of hands-on skills practice with an emphasis on making good decisions, doing a good patient assessment, and having good communication and leadership. Gain the confidence and the skills to handle a first aid emergency!

Foster Calm's WFA class is highly recommended, where it is fun, safe to learn and OK to make mistakes. We focus on learning a system that will help you stay focused and calm. You will learn principles and not memorize lists.

In addition to a half day of outdoor scenario practice of first aid and leadership skills, this class focuses on practicing skills and covering: patient assessment, shock and bleeding, head and spinal injuries, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, heat and cold illnesses and much more.

Gain some good tools and knowledge to handle a wilderness first aid emergency! Successful completion of includes a nationally recognized Wilderness First Aid certificate.

REGISTER FOR WFA ON THE OFFICIAL SMC WEBSITE (http://www.sierramountaineeringgroup.org/events/146/wilderness-first-aid-wfa-certification)

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DETAILS

Class Date: January 18 – 19 (Saturday – Sunday of MLK holiday weekend)
Minimum Attendees: 14
Maximum Attendees: 24
Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Placer Meeting Room, Near Roseville Galleria Mall complex.

Course Fee: $180

The rate being charged for this course is higher than other SMC courses due to the need for the club to hire certified WFA instructors and to rent the meeting space. However the cost is less than what most others charge for a high quality WFA certification course.

REGISTER FOR WFA ON THE OFFICIAL SMC WEBSITE (http://www.sierramountaineeringgroup.org/events/146/wilderness-first-aid-wfa-certification)

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OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

For those coming from out of town and needing overnight accommodations, the hotel has agreed to a $95 per night rate versus their normal rate of $119. The rate includes a room with two Queen sized beds and continental breakfast. So if you share with another course attendee you can cut your lodging cost to less than $50 per night. Call the hotel directly and ask for Joesph Mohrsaz to get the special overnight rate.

Joseph Mohrsaz - Sales Manager

Phone 916-774-6060 ext 402

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1398 East Roseville Parkway

Roseville, CA 95661

Meals

There is a great variety of restaurants very nearby within walking distance. The hotel provides a continental breakfast to overnight guests but does not have a restaurant on the premises.

Looking forward to taking this class and seeing you there!

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REGISTER FOR WFA ON THE OFFICIAL SMC WEBSITE (http://www.sierramountaineeringgroup.org/events/146/wilderness-first-aid-wfa-certification)