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Basic Wilderness First Aid and Survival workshop

  • Thu, February 24, 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Online on Zoom
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DEADLINE TO REGISTER: BY FEB 24

PLEASE READ THE REQUIREMENTS AND ALL DETAILS BELOW PRIOR TO REGISTRATION

Join our Basic Wilderness First Aid and Survival workshop taught by Natalie Bonthius, MD from Survival Med!

This workshop will have a special focus on the animals, insects, diseases, and environmental dangers of Manitoba. Participants can attend the live session (over Zoom) or watch the recording! The course also includes an optional 30 hours of wilderness medicine podcasts and a textbook, as well as a certification exam (good for 3 years).

FORMAT / TOPICS

Hands-on instruction:

  • Dressing wounds and stopping bleeding
  • Tying tourniquets
  • Creating splints
  • Hypothermia wraps
  • Improvised neck braces for spinal injuries
  • Using a basic medical kit

Interactive Medical and Survival Scenarios:

  • Bears, Snakes, Coyotes, & Moose
  • Lightning
  • Flash Floods and Canyoneering
  • Escaping a Sinking Car
  • Frostbite and Trench Foot
  • Hypo- and Hyperthermia
  • Sunburns
  • Forest Fires
  • Altitude Illness
  • Avalanches
  • How to use an Epi Pen
  • Drowning Rescues
  • Survival, Getting Lost, and Rescue Signaling
  • Finding Water and Treating it


MATERIALS

If you’d like to participate in the hands-on activities, you should bring the following materials to the course:


Time & location:
The workshop begins promptly at 6:30 PM CST so please be logged in beforehand and ready to start by this time.

Participants will need a free Zoom account to participate. Please check your confirmation email for the Zoom link for attending the class.

Anyone needing access to the recording after the class will be provided with details afterwards.

    Further details will be provided to registered participants. Participants are responsible for having a valid e-mail address, and for checking e-mail prior to an event.

    Registering for this event secures you a spot and fees are non-refundable and no credits will be issued, unless under exceptional circumstances. If you are no longer able to attend, please see our Cancellation Policy.

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