Outdoor First Aid for Athletes

Self-Paced Videos • Hands-On Practical Skills Classes

+ Your Choice of a Bonus Regional WFA Class

$45

MEETS 2021 WFME STANDARDS FOR DISTRIBUTED & DISTANCE LEARNING IN MEDICAL EDUCATION

Essential first aid & outdoor safety training for outdoor adventures

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90 Days Unlimited Access Includes:

Eight self-paced video classes teach you first aid for sprains, fractures, bleeding wounds, animal bites, stings and many more outdoor emergencies

Three self-paced video classes cover regional wildlife, environment & common rescue calls—choose region at checkout

Nine Practical Skills videos teach basic life support + improvised medical care until help arrives

What you'll learn

Lectures, live Q&A, interactive scenarios, self-tests & hands-on at-home practice covering:

Injury assessment & basic life support
Injury assessment and life support

MARCH & SAMPLE patient assessment protocols; breathing, circulatory & nervous system assessment; spinal stabilization; simple CPR & Heimlich maneuver training

Common outdoor medical problems
Common outdoor medical problems

Treating & stabilizing impalements, broken bones, finger amputations, muscle injuries, wounds, dental injuries + life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) & more

Terrain, temperature & weather hazards
Terrain, temperature and weather hazards

Heat & cold related injuries; wildfires, lightning & burns; floods, tides & drowning; avalanches & earthquakes; acute mountain & altitude sickness (AMS, HACE, HAPE)

Wildlife attacks & treating injuries
Wildlife attacks and treating injuries

Dealing with grizzlies, black bears, mountain lions; snakes & scorpions; other venomous animal & insect bites, stings, rabies prevention & communicable & waterborne diseases

Basic outdoor survival principles
Terrain, temperature & weather haards

Route, logistics & supplies planning to reduce risk; avoiding getting lost, signaling for rescue; finding and treating water for safe drinking, maximizing chances of being found alive

Learn to improvise medical care
with everyday items

Natalie practical skills demo

Skills training on basic CPR, tourniquets, neck braces, splints, compression bandages, Epipens & more

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Practice your new skills at home or at work using your family, friends & coworkers as patients

Improvise medical care with everyday items

Learn resourceful thinking in improvising medical care using everyday items you didn't know were lifesavers!

Certificate of Completion

Survival Med Wilderness First Aid & Outdoor Safety Certificate

Choose your course & enroll now!

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Mountain West

AK, CO, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY + BC

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for the Rocky Mountains, Mesa Verde, Black Canyon, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Yellowstone, Lake Tahoe, Big Sky, Glacier National Park, Denali, Katmai & more

Appalachian Trail
Northeast

CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for the AT, Adirondacks, Acadia, L. Champlain, Moosehead, Cape Cod NS, Blackstone, L. Winnipesaukee, Boston Harbor Islands & more

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Pacific West

CA, HI, OR, WA

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon National Park, Crater Lake, Mount Hood, Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier, Denali National Park, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & more

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Southwest

AZ, NM, OK, TX

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for Grand Canyon National Park, Lake Powell, White Sands National Park, Big Bend National Park, Lake Travis, Guadalupe Mountains National Park & US desert backcountry

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Midwest Plains

IA, KS, MO, NE, ND, SD

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for the Badlands, Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, Ozarks, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Mark Twain National Forest & more.

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Eastern

KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for the Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, Smoky Mountains, Chesapeake Bay, US eastern coastline & more

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Great Lakes

IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for the Great Lakes, Boundary Waters, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Isle Royale National Park, Indiana Dunes National Park & more

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South

AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS

Wildlife, hazards & rescue calls for Everglades, Bogue Chitto, Kisatchie NF, Little R. Canyon, Dry Tortugas,  Natchez Tr., Chattahoochee R., Gulf Coast & more

Unfiltered customer reviews

Survival Med Faculty

Dr. Natalie Bonthius skiing
Natalie Bonthius, MD

Founder of Survival Med & Emergency & Survival Medicine Physician, UHS-Southern California

Dr. Carson Harper
Carson Harper, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician, UHS-Southern California

Dr. Richard Ingebretsen
Richard Ingebretsen, MD

Clinical Instructor & Wild Med U Program Director, University of Utah School of Medicine

Kevin Grange, Paramedic
Kevin
Grange

Paramedic & Firefighter, Jackson Hole Fire & EMS and Grand Teton National Park

Dr. Robert Scanlon
Robert Scanlon, MD

Quadruple Board-Certified Critical Care, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine & Sleep Medicine Physician