Emergency First Aid Class

Apr 29th | Emergency First Aid

Apr 29th | Emergency First Aid

Thursday April 29th,  6:00 AM – 8:30 PM (Arizona Time MST)

ONLINE CLASS via ZOOM     2.5 Hours     10 Student Max

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Essential Medicine for Remote Conditions

Please Note:

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.

Availability: In stock

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, on the road or at home.

Ideal for hikers, backpackers, preppers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this course is also great for families, travelers 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
  • Improvising Medicine
  • 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)


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.

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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  • CONFIRMATION EMAIL within 48 hrs of booking class will contain information you need. Some classes require a list of items you will want to have ready at class time to participate in exercises. We’ve kept these simple. You probably have everything needed in your house. If not, these are easily attainable at a market or drug store.
  • ALL AHS CLASSES HAVE A 4-PERSON MINIMUM. If minimum is not met class can be cancelled.
  • CLASS CUT-OFF for registration sign up is 3 Days (72 hours) prior to class.
  • IF WE CANCEL class for minimum attendance requirement not being met, payment is refunded or applied to another class or event, your choice. Cancelations take place 72 hours prior to class if needed via email. (We’ve only canceled twice in the last 8 years.)
  • IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL PRIOR to 72 hours before class you will receive a full refund. Any cancellations by attendees LESS than 72 hours prior to class cannot be refunded but can be applied to another class. (Instructors are available via email and always strive for your satisfaction.)
  • Waivers will need to be signed and returned via email for any class.




Jonathan Mincks – AWFA, CPR

Wilderness Skills & Safety Instructor

Mincks is a boondocks scholar who has been exploring the backcountry since in diapers. His 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."

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