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Boy Scouts of America Northern Tier – Minnesota – WFR Course

April 8, 2022 - April 12, 2022

$750

Learn Practical Skills For The Outdoors!

Do you want to be prepared for a remote accident? Do you want to learn best practices? Are critical thinking and problem solving
important to you? If you answered yes to any of the above, then sign up for this scenario-based introduction to wilderness medicine.

  • Develop good assessment and scene leadership skills. Further your risk-benefit and decision-making skills. Understand real shock. Learn to safely move spine injured patients. Treat ugly wounds and broken bones with greater confidence. Administer epinephrine for severe airway constriction. Recognize situations you can manage alone and when you need to scream for help.
  • Each day is devoted to classroom interaction and outdoor practical skills. You should expect scenarios with made-up victims and simulated wounds to occur continuously throughout the course.

Description

  • An intensive five-day course covering a wide spectrum of emergency care topics relative to wilderness medicine and caring for injuries and illnesses over prolonged periods of time.
  • The course combines discussions, practical stations, and real-life simulations. Topics include assessment and management of traumatic injuries such as fractures, burns, and wounds; circulatory, nervous, and respiratory system problems; common injuries such as blisters, sprains, and strains; medical problems such as anaphylaxis, toxins, altitude, hypothermia, hyperthermia, and infections; and use of improvised materials in remote situations. The course includes information on personal outdoor preparedness, accident management, and prevention and introduces you to simple evacuation techniques and rope work.
  • Three-year certification through Wilderness Medical Associates International will be granted following successful completion of the course.

Details

Start:
April 8, 2022
End:
April 12, 2022
Cost:
$750
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.ntier.org/training/

Organizer

Boy Scouts of America
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Venue

Ely, MN