Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

                      Program Description: 

The Wilderness First Aid course is designed for the outdoor recreationists/enthusiast, people that work in remote or rural areas or those that just like to be outside of the city which puts them miles from a medical facility. Great for guides and leaders of Boundary Waters Trips, camp counselors, hunters, fishermen, foresters, boy/girl scout leaders or small communities where the EMS system may not be able to respond immediately to an emergency. The course covers how do deal with common injuries and illnesses to prepare responders with how to deal with emergencies before they happen. You need to have completed CPR/AED Class.

Program Objectives:

Primary and Secondary Assessment

Head (Brain), Neck and Spinal Injuries

Heat-Related Emergencies and Hypothermia

Altitude-Related Illnesses, Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Bone and Joint Injuries and Burns

Wounds and Wound Infection

Splinting with available material

Anticipated communication problem



Dates: Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May  31, 2019  

Course Length: 2- 8 hour days                

Time: 7am-4pm            

Fee: $175 Includes Certification

Where: CC 109 -Vermilion Community College, 1900 E Camp St, Ely MN, 55731

Instructor: Sue Pasmick

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