Sampson Community College - Wilderness First Aid Course - Seated

SAMPSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE

OCTOBER 23RD & 24TH - SEATED

Sampson Community College is excited to offer a Wilderness First Aid Course that will create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment.  This course will be performed in a remote outdoor setting that will better prepare responders in first aid training and will be faced with limited resources, longer times to care for a patient and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate and ill or injured patient.  This course will offer 16CEU's

Information-filled slide presentation covering wilderness and remote first aid from a basic understanding of emergency response in an outdoor setting to specific techniques and sonsiderations for a wide range of injuries and illnesses.

Topics Include:

Preparation & Assessment

  1. Scene Safety
  2. Patient Assessment

Caring for Injuries and Illness

  1. Hemorrhage Control
  2. Bandaging & Splinting
  3. Recognition of Medical Issues

Environmental Hazards

  1. Weather Related Emergencies
  2. Stings & Bites

Other Wilderness Considerations

Survivial Skills in the Wilderness will be Discussed

This course will begin on October 23rd at 0800 and end on October 24th at 1700.  Be prepared to spend the night camping.  You will need camping equipment, as this will be a part of the class instruction.

Please register using the following link: 

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=6PYBr7CL5UWT6le9pUibwUIf4LcpbX9EqhhP2ccJkr9UM1ZTRFZSV09CODlUSVZNQkNUSEU0SEJGTi4u

Please contact Grant Jones 910-260-2493 OR Angela Magill 910-900-4009 or by email amagill@sampsoncc.edu for further information.

 

Opportunity Date: 
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 08:00 to Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 17:00
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Education Category: 
BLS
Specialty