Wilderness First Aid Course with optional CPR/AED for Pro Rescuer course taught by The Expedition School.
Cost: $195 add CPR Pro for only $35
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 3/8/13 – 3/10/13 – Spaces Available
Times: Friday 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Saturday & Sunday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Description: 15 years and up. This course is designed specifically for those who work and/or live in remote areas where Emergency Medical Service (EMS) response is delayed 30 minutes or more. It provides information on how to respond to those wilderness medical emergencies and trains students to recognize the signs and symptoms of various maladies. It also covers how to prioritize care; perform an initial assessment; emergency evacuation moves; a head to toe exam and collect a SAMPLE history; document; care for different types of wounds; immobilize head, neck and spinal injuries; treating snakebites; administering epinephrine; splinting techniques; treat burns; treat for shock; recognize environmental and sudden illnesses; perform infant, child and adult CPR and utilize and AED on adults and children; assist conscious and unconscious victims with obstructed airways; perform rescue breathing, etc. Contact the Austin Store for registration information at 512.263.3610. Click here for more details.