This course is a practical course with an emphasis on making good decisions by staying calm and safe, doing good patient assessment, establishing efficient communication channels and providing proper leadership to the group.
This 16 hour class will give the students ample time to practice their first aid and leadership skills in an outdoor setting. This class will focus on practicing skills and covering patient assessment, shock and bleeding, head and spinal injuries, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, heat and cold illnesses, and much more. The course will provide outdoor scenarios to practice and refresh first aid skills. The students will gain some good tools and knowledge to handle a wilderness first aid emergency.
Successful completion of the class incudes a Wilderness First Aid certificate. A current "Annual Health and Medical Record" including parts A, B, and C is required. This course and certficate is required for adult leaders attending Philmont next year. it is recommended, but not required, that students taking this class should take an Adult CPR prior to attending this course. The class is being offered two times in June. Contact Gary Ely for any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW LOCATION!! Scout Hut, 37720 Fremont Blvd, across from Centerville Jr. High, Fremont (as of 3-11-13)