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Emergency First Aid       ~       Essential Medicine For Remote Locations


2.5 Hours          10 Student Max          Level: Beginner to Intermediate          Price: $45


Online Class via Zoom

This essential course covers the principles and protocols for basic first aid in emergency situations.

You will learn how to treat the most common injuries & illnesses and manage more severe problems that can occur, whether in the wilderness, an auto accident or at home.

Ideal for hikers, backpackers, preppers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this course is also great for families, travel and anyone wanting to be prepared.

Course covers:

  • The Principles of Remote First Aid
  • Scene Survey & Patient Assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment use
  • Dehydration & Heat Exhaustion
  • Blisters, Burns, Cuts & Scraps
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Pricks, Bites & Stings
  • Basics of CPR, Stop the Bleed, Choking and Severe Trauma
  • First Aid Kit Components, pro tips and more

To follow along with some demos you may want to have these items on hand:

  • 1 Pair of surgical or similar gloves
  • 1 ACE Bandage or Gauze Roll Bandage or similar 4 foot length of fabric 3 to 4 inches wide
  • 1 Bandana or similar piece of cloth
  • 1 Pen or Pencil or similar sized Stick (about the thickness of your forefinger)



PLEASE NOTE: Some information and images in class are graphic and may be disturbing.

This class is designed for those who do not need or desire a 2 day course with WFA (Wilderness First Aid) certification. There is no certificate accompanying this class.


CLASS SIZE is kept small (10 attendees) to facilitate questions and individual attention.

CLASS INCLUDES: 15% off one time coupon for an AHS purchase and when you create a Shack account you'll be given a 10% Discount for all future purchases as a part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family.


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Jonathan Mincks – Wilderness Skills & Safety Instructor

Mincks is a boondocks scholar who has been exploring the backcountry since in diapers. His life-long study and engagement in wilderness skills and emergency response has earned him multiple credentials in; Advanced Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Natural Medicine, Wilderness Survival, Desert Survival, and Outfitting.

Members of the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association Search and Rescue team have called his classes “PSAR – Preventative Search and Rescue."