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Wilderness First Aid

March 26, 2022 - March 27, 2022

RPS Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is an introductory course designed to develop both decision making and management skills that address common backcountry injuries. The WFA course focuses on ‘hands on’ learning, where students are engaged in managing authentic scenarios; scenario based learning is supported by brief classroom discussions and reinforced with intensive practical work.

The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, students, and outdoor groups. It also meets American Canoe Association, British Canoeing and International Mountain Bicycling Associations first aid requirements.

The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

Course fee is $210 per person, plus $250 if you also want CPR Certification.

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For questions, please call Kevin of Rock, Paddle, Surf 978.270.8170.


Todd Johnstone-Wright will teach this SOLO WFA. Todd is a full-time adventure sports coach with almost three decades of wilderness medical and traditional EMS experience and has been teaching for SOLO Wilderness Medicine since 1996. In addition, he is a British Canoe Union Level 5 Coach Sea/BC Coach 4 (Performance Coaching Diploma), British Canoeing coach educator/leadership provider/safety and rescue provider, ACA Level 5 Advanced Open Water ITE, Level 4 Whitewater IT, BICP Level 1 Instructor, AMGA Rock Instructor Course Graduate, AMGA Single Pitch Instructor, and AIARE Level 2. As a result of his training and extensive expedition and adventure sports experience, he can cater the course and supporting scenarios to various adventure sports disciplines and contexts.


March 26, 2022
March 27, 2022


Rock Paddle Surf
(978) 270-8170
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White Rose Canoe
291 High Road
Newbury, MA 01951 United States
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