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POSTPONED—SEE UPDATE–Wilderness First Aid
March 13, 2020 - March 14, 2020$35
Participants in the March course have been moved to April or May. Please let us know if you can make either. Contact Stacy at 865-588-6514.
We are offering 3 Spring courses: March 13 – 14 / April 17 – 18 / May 1 – 2
The Course runs from Friday 5pm – 10pm (Bring Dinner and Snacks) and Saturday 8am – 6pm (Bring Lunch and Snacks) each weekend.
Located at the Lewis M Sansom Service Center
1333 Old Weisgarber Rd Knoxville, TN 37909
$35 per Scout / Scouter
Wilderness First Aid + CPR + AED = Certification
During this course, we will provide you the latest information on decision-making principles and practices guiding wilderness treatment and evacuation decisions.
We will build on your background in basic first aid to develop competency in the critical wilderness medicine skills needed to take care of a patient in an extended care environment.
These skills include:
Orthopedic injury management improvised splining, focused spine assessment, environmental emergency management, leadership and communication skills.
Upon completion of this course you will receive a two-year certificate in Wilderness First Aid and CPR / AED from the Emergency Care and Safety Institute.
Each participant will receive a handy, pocket-sized field book that meets the Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and guidelines of the Boy Scouts of America. This guide is based upon the latest Wilderness First Aid and CPR guidelines. All course information is produced by the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI).
Participants must attend both the Friday and Saturday sessions to receive a certification card.
(Participants must be 14, a First-Class Scout, or equivalent. Individual exceptions may apply)
SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 20 REGISTERED AND PAID
Contact Stacy Langlois @ 865-588-6514 ext 110
or email Stacy.Langlois@scouting.org to check on availability.