Wilderness First Responder (Five-day)

Hong Kong

March 7-11, 2021

Dates

March 7-11, 2021 

Location

Hong Kong SAR, specifics TBA

Summary

  • The flagship wilderness medicine course, providing 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

  • Forty-six hours over five days contact time. Twenty-four hours of pre-course reading and study 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. Wilderness and Rescue Medicine textbook provided.

Certification

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

Trainers

Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management

Terry Chan, Founder, Crux Professional Limited

Language

English

Information & Registration

For more information or to enroll, contact Terry Chan (Chan Kwok Suen Terry) at chankst@crux.com.hk

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