Hello DR Volunteers,
This notification includes additional information regarding the June 7-8 Wilderness First Aid/CPR course.
The Wilderness First Aid/CPR course is open to anyone but is specifically geared toward Disaster Relief volunteers and church volunteers involved in international mission trips.
The course will teach participants how to respond to medical emergencies and trauma situations in environments where emergency medical services may be significantly delayed and hospital emergency departments are not readily available. The course follows the American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid and American Safety and Health Institute's Wilderness First Aid curriculum, and includes High Performance CPR and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Bleeding Control protocols.
The two-day course will be taught in five sessions:
Friday: 8:30 AM—9:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM—5:30 PM
Director of Emergency Management and Life Safety, Western Maryland Hospital Center
Certified Trainer for Boy Scouts of America, American Red Cross and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.
Nationally Registered (Maryland) Paramedic
Lieutenant, Middletown Volunteer Fire Company
Authorized American Health and Safety Institute Trainer
Location: Skycroft Conference Center, 9621 Frostown Rd., Middletown, MD 21769
This event is sponsored by Disaster Relief. Participants with a valid Disaster Relief badge receive a DR discount.
Registration fee includes materials, meals, overnight lodge accommodations.
Actual training begins 8:30 AM Friday; two housing options are offered:
1 night (F), 4 meals: Friday lunch—Saturday lunch; registration: $100 (DR rate:$75)
2 nights (Th/F), 5 meals: Friday breakfast—Saturday lunch; registration: $125 (DR rate: $100)
(Payments can be made in person at Skycroft--cash or check)
Housing note: Pine Tree Lodge has two sleeping areas with twin size bunk beds and can accommodate up to 20 women and 20 men. Each sleeping area has restroom facilities and 4 showers. Linens, towels and pillows are NOT furnished; please bring your own.
To register click here
Thank you for your willingness to serve!