New Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course Releasing Late February 2010 Training for Emergencies in Wilderness and Remote Environments Ideal for your parks and recreation staff, the new 16-hour American Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines. Course participants must be at least 14 years of age and possess current certification in adult CPR/AED. Wilderness and Remote First Aid Topics: * Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries * Hypothermia * Allergies and Anaphylaxis * Bone and Joint Injuries * Wounds and Wound Infection * Heat-Related Emergencies * Altitude-Related Illnesses * Burns, and more Become a Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor Become a Red Cross instructor and be part of an elite team that delivers lifesaving health and safety training under the most recognized and trusted symbol in the world. Whether you are a current instructor in wilderness first aid, or you are interested in becoming an instructor for the new Red Cross course, you'll enjoy training opportunities that help expand your teaching skills and technical expertise. Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence in First Aid For more information on the new program, contact your local Red Cross chapter. To order training materials, contact your local chapter, call (800) 667-2968 or visit ShopStayWell.com. Circle 16 on product information form on PAGE 70. NAC BOOTH #509.