River guides and back country enthusiasts can receive medical training through the Canyonlands Field Institute's American Red Cross Emergency Response and Emergency Response Recertification courses.
Utah river guides must be certified in CPR and American Red Cross Emergency Response or its equivalent. CFI courses meet this requirement. The complete Emergency Response course will be offered April 13-17, and the recertification courses will be Feb. 24-26 and April 3-5.CFI also offers Community First Aid and CPR as well as a First Aid and CPR Refresher course on May 8. This course is recommended for those who work with children or the elderly.
For information, call 1-800-860-5262 or 1-435-259-7750.