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Missionary Medicine & Wilderness First Aid

Be equipped with the knowledge and skills to prepare for international travel, medically care for others, and provide first aid when traveling to distant lands. 

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Anyone traveling the world in remote settings with minimal available health care, who wish to be equipped to provide medical care. 


Wilderness First Aid
August 1st - August 3rd


2494 Camp Jaycee Rd. Blue Ridge, VA

Be the lifeline where medical aid is scarce

This is a training course designed specifically for disaster and crisis responders who plan on working around the world in potentially remote settings where there may be minimal available health care.

Be equipped with specialized knowledge, confidence, and skills to manage emergency situations in remote environments both for yourself and for others. Learn basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

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Training by SOLO Schools International

SOLO is the oldest, most innovative, and one of the most respected wilderness medical schools in the United States. The Missionary Medicine and Wilderness First Aid Course is certified training created by SOLO Schools International. 

Designed to be taught over 2 or 3 days, this program takes about 18 hours to cover and practice all of the material. We believe that this is the minimum information that any missionary should have to stay healthy and be safe.

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Course Outline

What You Need to Know Before you Go:

  • Travel Vaccines and Immunizations
  • The Big Three ‚Äď Food, Water, and Insects
    • Food and Water -Water purification techniques
    • Prevention of Insect Bites - Diseases transmitted by insect bites
  • Air Travel and prevention of Pulmonary Emboli

Wilderness First Aid:

  • Patient Assessment System:
    • Life threats and the First Five Minutes
    • Patient Assessment and Vital Signs
  • Trauma:
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Environmental Emergencies:
    • The Human Animal
    • Cold-Related Injuries
    • Heat-Related Injuries
    • Things that bite and sting
  • Medical Emergencies:
    • Changes in Level of Consciousness
    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
    • Abdominal pain

Missionary Medicine & Wilderness First Aid


Get Experience in:

  • Essential Pre-Travel Preparations: Learn about travel vaccines, food safety, water purification techniques, and insect bite prevention.

  • Wilderness First Aid Basics: Master the Patient Assessment System and understand life-threatening situations within the first crucial five minutes.

  • Trauma Management: Gain expertise in treating soft tissue injuries and musculoskeletal injuries effectively.

  • Handling Environmental Emergencies: Understand the human body's response to cold and heat-related injuries, as well as bites and stings from various creatures.

  • Dealing with Medical Emergencies: Learn to identify and manage changes in consciousness, chest pain, shortness of breath, and abdominal pain effectively.

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