Saturday July 24th, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Arizona Time)
IN-STORE CLASS 3 Hours 10 Student Max
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Essential Remote & Wilderness First Aid
Class limited to 10 spots. If you see "The requested qty is not available" error when purchasing, please reduce you requested quantity or choose another class date.
This course covers advanced first aid skills for emergencies when help from professional first responders is not available. For those not able to do a 16 hour course, this "crash course" for wilderness first aid will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to aid in remote care and "best practices" for many first aid situations.
You will learn how to treat the most common injuries & illnesses associated with backcountry adventure and manage the more severe medical issues that can occur, whether in the wilderness, an auto accident or disaster.
Ideal for hikers, backpackers, preppers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this course is also great for travel, families, and anyone wanting to be prepared.
This class is designed for those wanting self-reliance in medical emergencies and who Do Not require a WFA or work certification in a multi-day course. There is no certificate accompanying this class.
CLASS SIZE is kept small (9 attendees) to facilitate questions, individual attention and safe practices during the pandemic. Masks are required in-store.
CLASS INCLUDES: 10% discount for all AHS purchases when you create a Shack account as part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family.
WAIVERS will need to be signed in store for this class.
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
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, Paddling Specialist and Outfitting.
His approach to teaching is renowned for being practical, thorough, inspiring and current. His attention to detail and current "hacks" has garnered him acclaim from new enthusiasts and seasoned professionals alike.
"You teach PSAR. Preventative Search and Rescue. It's great!"
Members of the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association SAR Team.