Wilderness Medical Kits




Knowing what to bring in a wilderness first aid kit is essential in backcountry medicine. This module discusses how to decide what to pack in a first aid container.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the appropriate type of container to use on a trip
  • Outline important medicines and items to take for specific types of trips
  • Describe important cleaning agents
  • Explain the PAWS protocol
  • Describe which preventive items should be included in a first aid kit
  • Describe which analgesics should be included in a first aid kit

After purchase, you may access your online course modules on the Your Online Modules page.

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