WILDERNESS MEDICINE

WILDERNESS MEDICINE CLASS

Wilderness First Aid is an entry into the world of wilderness medicine. Sentinel will focus on river emergencies and provide the necessary training for individuals intending to guide professionally. This is not your standard WFA. Sentinel takes pride in providing the most relevant training for each participant. Therefore, know that this class will incorporate the appropriate river scenarios and the common medical issues that river runners deal with. Sentinel Outdoor Institute provides wilderness medical training all over the world and is now offering courses through the Glacier River School.

WILDERNESS FIRST AID WITH SENTINEL OUTDOOR INSTITUTE

Class Time:

Schedule:

DAY 1 (June 11)
1200-1600 4 Hr First Aid
1700-1900 CPR
DAY 2 (June 12)
0800-1700 WFA Day 1
Day 3 (June 13)
0800-1700 WFA Day 2
 **There will be time for breaks, most people prefer to bring a lunch.

Course Dates:

June 11-13

WFA with CPR – 24 hrs
MEDIUM LEVEL OF TRAINING
60% classroom : 40% practical

Course Price: 

$190

Key Course Components:
• Scene assessment
• Patient assessment
• Identifying life threatening injuries
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Caring for injuries and illnesses including:

-stopping bleeding
-cleaning and caring for wounds
-managing and splinting fractured bones and joints
-snake bites

• Safely moving patients
• Injury and illness prevention
• Long-term injury management
• Improvised litter construction
• Environmental emergencies

 

Internationally recognised WFA and CPR certification from SOI

The Wilderness First Aid course provides an introduction to emergency medicine and more.  This course will instruct the student how to care for a patient for longer periods and even how to build litters to move them more safely over longer distances.  Even more, the student will learn how to recognise hazards and risks, and use that foresight to prevent injuries and illnesses.   The topic of environmental emergencies will also be covered.

WILDERNESS GALLERY

Wilderness Medicine Gallery.

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