Wilderness First Responder

Dates

February 25-March 3, 2020 

Location

Lake Edge Club House
Puchong, Selangor 47100

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

  • 70 hours over eight days

 

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

Damien Santer, X3SI

Language

English

Cost

USD $940. $40 discount if enroll with March 4-5 Risk Management for Outdoor Programs course (https://www.viristar.com/risk-management-course-kuala-lumpur). Lunch each day provided. Accommodations not included. 

Registration

Enroll at https://x3si.com/course-instance/wilderness-first-responder-on-puchong/

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