What You'll Learn...

  • CPR, AED, and Choking Relief for Adults, Children, and Infants (Optional add-on)

  • Assessment - Patient History, Exam, Vitals

  • Trauma - Shock, Bleeding Control, Head Injuries, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Burns

  • Environmental - Hypothermia, Frostbite, Heat Exhaustion, Allergies


Optional CPR will be completed prior to the course using an online format. This will be a combination of self-directed on-demand videos, actions and quizzes as well as a Live Online Skills Lab. This will allow us to focus completely on WFA during our time together.

Course Details

  • Flying Deer Nature Center East Chatham, NY

  • 9:00-6:00

  • This course will take place outdoors

  • It is recommended that you have taken WFA at least 2X in the recent past

Meet your Instructor...

Nicole Roma Thurrell, WEMT

Nicole has degrees in Psychology and Recreation Therapy from the University of North Carolina. She has been an EMT since 2001. She worked in many aspects of wilderness therapy for nearly a decade - expedition leader, health director, director of admissions. In addition to the roles listed above, she has been an adventure racer, a raft guide, high ropes facilitator, a clinician for kids with Autism, a Waldorf high school teacher, and a mom. She is a passionate educator who loves turning people on to strategies for being more confident and comfortable in nature. She lives in a solar village in Greenfield, MA.