COURSE PURPOSE The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is to provide individuals a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS) response, such as wilderness and remote environments, including urban disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes.
COURSE PREREQUISITES Current adult CPR/AED certification is a prerequisite for participation in the Wilderness and Remote First Aid course. Participants must also be 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course.
Wilderness and Remote First Aid 16 hour Training Event (Register)
9:00am-5:00pmGlenbard Security, Inc. Villa Park, IL
Upcoming hunting trip? Camping or hiking at a state or national park? IRT is now offering American Red Cross certification in Wilderness and Outdoor First Aid. Learn First Aid to treat compound fractures, snake bites, gunshot wounds, and other traumatic injuries. Learn proper evacuation techniques for times when advanced medical attention is 60+ minutes away.
IRT offers a specialized certification in TECC for First Responders with a duty to Act (Law Enforcement and Firefighters not trained as EMS) This course provides knowledge and training to deal with an active threat environment.
In the event of a mass casualty event, time is the enemy of the wounded. The more people prepared to step up and provide care, the better the chances are for survival. TECC is rapidly becoming the globally recognized standard for initial, pre-medical first aid in high risk scenarios. Whether you are a concerned citizen looking to be prepared, a CCW holder, hunter, or gun owner in general, knowing what to do in high risk first aid situations is your duty.