The American Red Cross is offering Wilderness First Aid training for those who work, live or play in remote areas where usual EMS service is not immediately available.
The training will cover assessment and urgent first aid techniques, treatment of wounds, head and spinal injuries, extremity injuries, types of delayed help situations, and more.
The two-day class will be from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on August 20 and 21, meeting the first day at the Asheville-Mountain Area Chapter, 100 Edgewood Road in North Asheville. Cost is $90. Reservations are required.
For more information or to register, call 258-3888, Ext. 207 or visit www.redcrosswnc.org.