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South Bay Trekking Company began in 2008 to offer outdoor experiences to residents and visitors of Silicon Valley and beyond. Our programs vary in activity, ability level, and length. We focus on safety, environmental sustainability, fitness, and a positive leisure experience for the entire group. See our Red Cross Health & Safety Courses.
They offer a 20 hour Extended Wilderness Care course. It includes Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR certification. It runs three days (Friday 6pm-10pm, Sat and Sunday 8am-5pm). The cost is $105.
These are the guys that put on the Treasure Island lecture series. They also offer a three day hands-on Wilderness First Aid course at Pt. Bonitas. The cost is $275.
Located in Maine, they offer courses throughout the country. But, unfortunately, nothing in northern California is offered in the forseeable future.
Last spring I took the best first aid class I've ever had. It cost over $100 but it was worth it. It was a weekend class offered at UCSC in Santa Cruz by the Wilderness Medicine Institute of Pitkin, Colorado.
You can find a schedule of upcoming courses for the Wilderness Medicine Institute, which is now affiliated with NOLS, at http://wildernessmed.com
They offer a 20 hour "Wilderness Standard First Aid" course. It runs three days and costs $60.
National Ski Patrol members every year teach Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) classes which are sometimes open to those who are not patrollers or patrol candidates, but who are affiliates with BAMRU for example.
Stanford Continuing Studies has upcoming classes on Wilderness First Aid and Field Map Making and Map Reading.
Click here for details.
Bobbie Foster also has a web site with Wilderness First Aid class schedules and descriptions: http://www.fostercalm.com
Wilderness First Aid - 20 Hours This is a great 20-hour class for those who are looking to experience practicing wilderness first aid skills in an outdoor setting. In addition to a half day of outdoor scenario practice of first aid and leadership skills, this class focuses on practicing skills and covers wilderness first aid topics: patient assessment, shock and bleeding, head and spinal injuries, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, heat and cold illnesses and much more. Adult CPR and Wilderness First Aid certifications are available upon successful completion of this course and passing a written wilderness exam. There are pre-class reading assignments. (If you are current in Adult CPR, contact Eric Fenster about your options and costs)
Class will be taught by Bobbie Foster of Foster Calm, former OU First Aid Program Coordinator. Been teaching wilderness first aid in the Bay Area for 6 years.
Cost: $82- OU Volunteers, Millberry Union Members, UCSF Students/ $105 - UCSF Staff/$115 - General Public
Sign-up Now ? Sign-ups are already in progress. Call 415/476-5244 for registration information.
Call Eric Fenster at 415/476-1469 for any questions about the class or Outdoors Unlimited's First Aid Program.