Wilderness First Aid

September 18-20, 2015

Wilderness First Aid

Sep 18th - All Day

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3-Day Wilderness First Aid

September 18-20, 2015

Lead Instruction: Sierra Rescue - Rescue 3 West

Registration: Click Here to Register

Registration Fee: $70 per person (Non-Refundable) This amount is highly subsidized by OWA

Lunch: Will NOT be provided. We will have drinks and snacks

Location: Dodge Park – Sandy Oregon

Time: Friday 4-7:30pm  and Sat/Sun from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm  (Attendance on Friday September 18th for all or part of the day is optional.)

Camping:  There may be camping available at Dodge Park but OWA has not secured sites. Feel free to contact Portland Parks & Rec. to reserve yourself a spot here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/portlandparks/Facility_Search

Age Limit:  Please be at least age 10 to participate (no exceptions)

The Sierra Rescue Wilderness First Aid course is designed with the outdoor professional in mind. It focuses on developing skills for treating problems outside the “golden hour” of first response.  It is based on the protocols set by the Wilderness Medical Society and instruction encourages the student’s ability to think through body systems in an effort to determine the best response to traumatic, environmental or medical situations.  Classroom sessions are followed with hands on practice to integrate the information in a field setting.  100% attendance is required and a night scenario may be included.  A comprehensive written exam is also administered.  The course includes optional CPR certification that is OSHA approved through American CPR that can be purchased from Sierra Rescue for a additional fee of $10.00pp.

Please contact Steve Oslund at safety(at)oregonwhitewater.org with questions.

 

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