Wilderness Medical Workshop

One-day wilderness first aid training

Dates

June 7, 2019  0830 – 1730

Location

Prince of Wales Vocational and Technical Education Center, 6565 Boundary Road, Klawock, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Summary

  • Learn the basics of first aid skills in remote and outdoor settings, including managing shock, musculoskeletal injuries, wounds, hypothermia, drowning, lightning, and more

  • Gain essential skills for preventing, assessing, and managing environmental emergencies

  • Boost your confidence in outdoor safety and wilderness medicine

 

Topics Include:

  • Patient Assessment                                        

  • Circulatory System

  • Respiratory System

  • Nervous System

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries and Extremities Splinting

  • Thermoregulation

  • Drowning/Submersion Injury

  • Lightning/Electrical Injury

  • Medical-Legal Aspects

  • Wounds and Burns

  • Common Backcountry Medical Problems

 

Valuable for

Individuals traveling in frontcountry and backcountry outdoor settings, or remote areas of the world

Format

Lectures, drills, case studies and discussions. Wilderness Medical Associates Wilderness First Aid Fold-Out Guide provided.

Verification of Attendance

Card issued signifying verification of attendance, from Wilderness Medical Associates.

Trainer

Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management

Cost

$110. Includes: instruction, all activities, written course materials, attendance verification card

Follow-up courses available

Wilderness First Aid (two days), Wilderness Advanced First Aid (four days), Wilderness First Responder (eight days): viristar.com/wilderness-and-remote-medicine  

Flyer

Download course description flyer here.

To register

Contact Jenn Hamblen at 907-209-1619 or jennhamblen@gmail.com.

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