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Wilderness First Aid for Scouts and Scouters

January 11, 2019 - January 12, 2019

$35

EVENT IS FULL.  Please contact Tracy Slice for more dates.

SPACE IS LIMTED TO THE FIRST 20 PAID REGISTRANTS

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.

Contact Tracy Slice at TRACY.SLICE@SCOUTING.ORG

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Start:
January 11, 2019
End:
January 12, 2019
Cost:
$35
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Venue

Scout Service Center
1333 Old Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909 United States
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Phone:
865-588-6514
Website:
www.easttnscouts.org