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Wilderness First Aid for Scouts and Scouters Training 2018
April 6, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am EDT
Wilderness First Aid – 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 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.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO FIRST 20 PAID REGISTRATIONS