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Viristar Wilderness Medical Workshop-Kla

Wilderness Medical Workshop

One-day wilderness first aid training


June 7, 2019  0830 – 1730


Prince of Wales Vocational and Technical Education Center, 6565 Boundary Road, Klawock, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska


  • Learn the basics of first aid skills in remote and outdoor settings, including managing shock, musculoskeletal injuries, wounds, hypothermia, drowning, lightning, and more

  • Gain essential skills for preventing, assessing, and managing environmental emergencies

  • Boost your confidence in outdoor safety and wilderness medicine


Topics Include:

  • Patient Assessment                                        

  • Circulatory System

  • Respiratory System

  • Nervous System

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries and Extremities Splinting

  • Thermoregulation

  • Drowning/Submersion Injury

  • Lightning/Electrical Injury

  • Medical-Legal Aspects

  • Wounds and Burns

  • Common Backcountry Medical Problems


Valuable for

Individuals traveling in frontcountry and backcountry outdoor settings, or remote areas of the world


Lectures, drills, case studies and discussions. Wilderness Medical Associates Wilderness First Aid Fold-Out Guide provided.

Verification of Attendance

Card issued signifying verification of attendance, from Wilderness Medical Associates.


Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management


$110. Includes: instruction, all activities, written course materials, attendance verification card

Follow-up courses available

Wilderness First Aid (two days), Wilderness Advanced First Aid (four days), Wilderness First Responder (eight days):  


Download course description flyer here.

To register

Contact Jenn Hamblen at 907-209-1619 or

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