Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog
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HLED 2010 - Wilderness First Responder

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This course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers, and wilderness and foreign travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. The curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. Special topics include but are not limited to CPR considerations (when not to start and when to stop), wilderness wound and burn management, clearing patients of spine and head trauma, athletic injuries, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, common simple medical problems, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making. Certifications up successful completion include Wilderness First Responder and Adult CPR and Airway Management.

(2.5 hrs lec, 1 hr lab)



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