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Wilderness First Aid by SOLO©

Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm - Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm

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GENERAL INFO:

•  Arrival is anytime Friday evening from 5pm-6pm; classes start at 6 pm.
•  Participants will be given a bunk inside a Hidden Valley cabin (might be a shared cabin).
•  M
eals included are Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast & lunch, and snacks.
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Casual attire (i.e.: Scout folks do not need to wear uniforms). Dress for outside & inside.
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Cost is:  $150 (those registered in Scouting), $175 (those not registered in Scouting)
•  Participants must be able to physically complete all scenarios/rescues to pass the course.

ELIGIBILITY:

•  Boy Scouts aged 14+
•  Co-Ed Venturers and/or Explorers
•  S
couters (adults aged 18+)
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Non-Scouts / Scouters aged 14-plus
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This course is highly recommended (or required, in some cases) for leaders of trips/treks which will be at least one hour from medical support/assistance.

(NOTE: Groups attending National High Adventure Base Treks are required to have at least two members of that Trek currently qualified in Wilderness First Aid.)

DESCRIPTION:

This SOLO© Wilderness First Aid course is a blended experience of classroom and hands-on learning.  Participants will spend roughly 50% of student time rotating as a mock rescue and mock patient in realistic caregiving scenarios, making the most of the learning-by-doing, and forming muscle memory.  Participants who successfully complete the course receive a 2-year certification from SOLO (the longest operating wilderness medicine school in the world).

•  Patient assessment system (through patient examination, treatment monitoring, safety & documentation)
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Orthopedic Injuries and Treatment (Sprains, Strains, Fractures and Spinal Cord Management)
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Circulatory System Form & Function (Heart, Blood, Blood Vessels, Lungs & Brain)
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Soft Tissue Injuries & Wound Treatment (Contusions, Abrasions, Lacerations, Flap Avulsions, Amputation, Punctures, Impalements, Bites, Stings, Blisters, Burns, and Infections)
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Environmental Injuries & Treatment (Cold, Heat, Dehydration Day Pack (containing the materials needed for a typical day hike)

Equipment Needed:

•  Sleeping Pad (needed for some scenarios)
•  Water Bottle
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Rain Gear
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Layers of Clothing
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Bug Repellent
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Notebook and Pen
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Great attitude and willingness to learn and contribute

Details

Start:
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm
End:
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm
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Organizer

Mark Callahan
Phone:
603-625-6431, Ext. 105
Email:
mark.callahan@scouting.org

Other

Event Registration:
http://nhscouting.doubleknot.com/event/wilderness-first-aid-training-by-solo-june-2-3-2017-593/2116511
Additional Event Details:
CANCELLATION POLICY There are no refunds available for any cancellations from this course.
Event Cost:
$150 (those registered in Scouting), $175 (those not registered in Scouting)
Cost Includes:
Training materials and meals.

Venue

Griswold Scout Reservation
254 Griswold Lane
Gilmanton Ironworks, NH 03837 United States
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