Wilderness First Aid

Course details and registration

Wilderness First Aid

Location: Kamshet, Maharashtra
Dates: August 25th – 27th, 2023


Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course with Adult & Child Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a 2 ½ – day internationally certified course with 20 hours of instruction (WFA 16 hours + 4 hours CPR). This is an entry-level course and will benefit anyone who has an interest in wilderness medicine and prepares participants to deal with medical emergencies that may occur in outdoor and urban settings. 

The Paragliding Association of India has partnered with Hanifl Centre of Woodstock School, Mussoorie to bring this course to the paragliding community of India. Further, Hanifl has collaborated with Aerie Backcountry Medicine (ABM), Montana, U.S.A. to teach these courses in India.  ABM-trained instructors are highly-trained from the USA and have decades of teaching and outdoor field experience. WFA participants that meet course expectations get a Wilderness Medicine Manual besides the three cards (Certifications); Wilderness First Aid ,  ‘Epinephrine Auto-Injector’ and CPR. These cards are accredited by Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) and American Heart Association (AHA).  This course is also recognised by Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).


Full Patient Assessment & Extended Care; Injury-Illness Identification & Management including: Bleeding Control, Shock, Spinal Injuries, Head Injuries, Chest Wounds, Sprains & Strains, Fractures & Dislocations, Splinting, Cold Injuries, Heat Illnesses, Lightning, Altitude Illnesses, Drowning, Anaphylaxis, Bites & Stings, Medical Illnesses, Wounds & Wound Management, Patient moves & Litter carries, Asthma, Diabetes, Abdominal Emergencies, Burns, Environmental Emergencies; Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) including MI, Angina & Stroke; Emergency Response Procedures, etc. 

The details of the WFA course are: 

Number of participants: Minimum 17  and Maximum 30 participants per course

Duration: Two and a half days 

Dates: August 25th – 27th, 2023

Timing: August 26th & 27th – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, August 25th – 11:00 am to 6:00 pm 

Venue: Paragliding Mantra, kamshet

Course Fee:  For All members  9000

Registration Procedure:

Step 1: To register for the WFA course, please fill the form below and submit.

Step 2: After your form is submitted you will be redirected to the payment page. 

Step 3: We will confirm the receipt of your payment via email. Once the minimum number of participants are achieved we will share additional information via email.

Terms & Conditions
  • If you are travelling  to attend this course, please wait until 15th of August before confirming travel/ stay bookings.  We will reach out to you once we get the minimum number of participants required to confirm the course
  • In case we do not receive minimum participation registrations, PAI will refund the course fee in full
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