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Accepted First Aid Certifications

The following First Aid certifications are approved by OGLB. Any other First Aid certifications must be submitted with credentials for review. Credentials include training course, instructor, phone number, and address of agency administering the course.

All EMT and higher certifications are accepted.

Traditional Courses

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: Advanced First Aid (BYU-Idaho)
  • American Heart Association
    • Community First Aid Class (given in Kootenai County)
    • Heart Savers Basic First Aid
    • Heart Savers First Aid/Environmental
    • Heart Savers FACTS
  • American Red Cross
  • American Safety & Health Institute: Basic First Aid
  • Arizona, State of: Heart Start First Aid Training
  • Blue Mountain College: Critical Care Emergency Program
  • Boise State University: Wilderness First Responder
  • Bonner General Hospital: First Aid/CPR
  • Bridger Institute: Wilderness First Aid
  • Canadian Red Cross: Standard First Aid
  • Cascade Raft & Kayak: High Impact First Aid Training
  • CPR Connection LLP, The: First Aid and Emergency Care
  • Desert Mountain Medicine
    • Wilderness First Aid (16 hours)
    • Wilderness First Responder (80 hours)
  • Emergency Medical Associates: EMTA Basic First Aid/CPR (2 years)
  • EMS Safety Services: First Aid
  • EMT Cards issued by any state
  • Essential First Aid offered through American Trauma Event Management (ATEM)
  • First Aid in the Workplace: What to do in the First Five Minutes
  • Idaho State University: Basic First Aid
  • Hoctor, James R.: First-Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Loggers Survival 1st Aid
  • Long Life Medical Training: CPR/First Aid Course
  • Longleaf Wilderness Medicine
  • Medic First Aid
  • Montana Loggers Association: Basic First Aid
  • National Safety Council
    • Health 1200.00 (class at Utah Valley State College)
    • Heart Saver FACTS
    • Standard First Aid
  • National Ski Patrol: Outdoor Emergency Care
  • New Zealand Mountain Safety Council: Outdoor First Aid
  • ProFirstAid
  • ProFirstAid Advanced
  • ProFirstAid Basic
  • Pro First Aid Only
  • Standard First Aid offered through American Trauma Event Management (ATEM)
  • Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO)
  • Syringa General Hospital: EMTA first aid course
  • Tualaten Valley Fire & Rescue, Beaverton Fire Department: Public Life Saving Education
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety: Paramedic Enterprises First Aid (MSHA)
  • Walla Walla County Fire Protection Dist #5: Basic Emergency Care & First Aid
  • Washington, State of, Labor & Industries: FACT (First Aid & CPR Training)
  • Wilderness Alert
    • Advanced Back-Country First Aid
    • Advanced Medicine
    • Explorer First Aid
    • Out'n About First Aid
  • Wilderness Emergency Care, through American Safety Institute & Wilderness Care Alert
  • Wilderness First Aid through American Safety Institute & Wilderness Care Alert
  • Wilderness Medical Associates
  • Wilderness Medicine Institute
    • Wilderness First Responder (2 years)
    • Wilderness Advanced First Aid (of NOLS)
  • Wilderness Medicine of Utah: Wilderness First Responder for Professional Guides
  • Wilderness Medicine Training Center
  • Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone WP Back Country 1st Aid Certification

Online Courses

  • American CPR Care Association
  • American Red Cross - First Aid Online
  • International CPR Institute
  • Pro-Safe Professional Safety Training Course for General First Aid
  • ProFirstAid
  • ProFirstAid Basic
  • Universal First Aid, through ASTI

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Trouble with username or password? E-mail Access Idaho at or call (208) 332-0102.

New guide applications started online that are not completed and paid for within 72 hours will be automatically deleted. The new guide online application will have to be started over.

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