Whether spending time in the back country is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine.
If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at camps or lead wilderness trips, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.
You'll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, how to manage environmental emergencies, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions. You will spend half your time practicing skills and participating in realistic scenarios.
NOLS Wilderness Medicine's course is approved by such organizations as the American Camp Association, the United States Coast Guard, and other state as well as federal agencies.
Upon successful course completion you will earn the following NOLS Wilderness Medicine certifications:Wilderness First Aid, and Epinephrine Auto-injector.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT RECERTIFICATION FOR WAFA/WFR OR WEMT WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE BY TAKING THIS COURSE.
Instructor: Daniel De Kay, RN (WEMT)
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Cost: $300 includes materials/ $240 for members of Stewards
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