Spring Semester 2019 - Credit Courses

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ECP_119_01Wilderness First Aid
Meets: 2/8/2019-2/10/2019
Kalispell Campus
Late Starting Course
1crF

SSu
1:30PM-5:30PM

8:00AM-5:00PM
BC 107

BC 107
0D Petch
Add'l Fee: $67.50

Wilderness First Aid

This course covers basic emergency medical and trauma scenarios typically encountered in remote, austere or wilderness environments. This includes common medical emergencies such as diabetes, seizures, asthma, anaphylaxis and cardiac arrest and trauma emergencies such as soft tissue wounds, head and spine injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and shock. The course consists of in-depth discussions and hands-on training with splinting, bleeding control, wound management and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Also discussed are legalities within wilderness medicine and how emergencies can be addressed in a wilderness environment. This includes topics such as evacuation, litter construction, backcountry communications, and decision-making.Successful course completion results in the award of Wilderness First Aid certification that is valid for 2 years. Certification can be renewed through any wilderness medicine training organization that offers Wilderness First Aid training.



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This information was last updated on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 8:20:02 AM