Wilderness Advanced First Aid course

Halong, Vietnam

February 11-14, 2020

Date

February 11-14, 2020 

Location

Outward Bound Vietnam​ mobile basecamp

Halong, Vietnam

Summary

  • Experience comprehensive training and hands-on practice in patient assessment, Basic Life Support, musculoskeletal injuries, spine injury management, allergy & anaphylaxis, wound management, common backcountry medical problems, medical-legal issues, and more

  • 36 hours over four days. Course runs all day; evening work required.

 

Topics

  • General Principles of Wilderness Rescue & Emergency Medicine

  • Patient Assessment

  • Infection Control

  • Basic Life Support and CPR

  • Circulatory System

  • Respiratory System

  • Nervous System

  • Spine Injury Management

  • Improvised Patient Carries

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Dislocations

  • Allergy & Anaphylaxis

  • Asthma

  • Wounds and Burns

  • Thermoregulation

  • Cold Injuries

  • Toxins, Arthropod Disease Vectors

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Electricity/Lightning Injuries

  • Submersion Injury

  • Backcountry Medicine

  • Altitude Illness

  • Avalanche

  • First Aid Kits

  • Medical-Legal Issues

 

Valuable for

Those traveling to remote wilderness areas, disaster response situations, and remote areas in low-income countries.

Format

Hands-on experiential format including drills, simulations, scenarios, along with lecture, discussion, and case studies. First Aid Handbook textbook provided.

Certification

From from Wilderness Medical Associates International.  Valid for three years.

Trainer

Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management

Language

Course lectures provided in English with Vietnamese interpretation. All course materials available in English and most (excepting textbook) in Vietnamese. 

Cost

USD $490 (discount from regular $555 rate). 

Registration

Information on registration, e-visa requirements and payment at http://obv.vn/symposium-2020/.

For additional information, email info@viristar.com.

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