Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

18Participant will learn how to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and make difficult medical decisions in remote locations with confidence by taking the Wilderness First Aid workshop. Faculty will keep you engaged in wilderness curriculum through case studies and practical scenarios with mock patients.

Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.


Course Content

Patient Assessment System, Documentation, Medical Legal, CPR in the Wilderness, Spinal Cord Injuries, Long-term Patient Care, Chest Injuries, Shock, Head Injuries, Wilderness Wound Management, Athletic Injuries, Fracture Management and Traction Splinting, Dislocations, Cold Injuries, Heat Illness, Altitude Illness, Cardiac, Respiratory and Neurological Emergencies, Abdominal Emergencies, Mental Health Emergencies, Bites, Stings and Poisoning, Allergies and Anaphylaxis, Diabetes, Search and Rescue, Leadership, Teamwork and Communication, Communicable Disease, Lightning, Submersion, Urinary, Reproductive System Issues, Medical Decision-Making, Common Wilderness Medical Problems, Wilderness Drug and First Aid Kits

20Who Should Attend: Mountaineers, Trekkers, Rafters, Cross country Runners, Rally Drivers, Paragliders, Free Fall Jumpers, Parachuters, Wildlife Photographers, Forest Personnel and hospitality.

Course Duration:  48 hours (5days)

Teaching Methodology:Video, Lecture Demonstrations, Hands on Practice on Mannequins, Case Discussions & Interactions

Certification &Validity:ASHI & IHELP/ 2years