Medic Response offers CPR training that teaches how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation on adults, children and infants.
This course teaches chain of survival, activation of EMS, emergency response, understanding what CPR is and a hands-on skill check of CPR and foreign body airway obstruction. This course also discusses adult information on heart attacks and strokes as well as specific childhood injuries. Infant and adult mannequins are used.
Basic First Aid
Medic Response offers this course which teaches initial assessment, EMS activation, assessment of responsiveness, bleeding, burns, shock, illness warning signs, injury assessment, heat and cold related emergencies and specific body injuries.
admin, June 8th 2011 |
Prepare yourself with the ten essentials for wilderness activities. If you are hiker, ranger, search and rescue group leader — being prepared is always important for the unknown wilderness emergencies.
Visit First Aid Supplies Plus and SAR Gear Plus to learn more about these products.
Map and Compass
Sunglasses and Sun Screen
Extra Food and Water, Water Tablets
Large Green Trash Bags
Extra Clothes, Bandanna, Rain Gear and Space Blanket
First Aid Kit, Personal Medications, Personal Hygiene
Headlamp and Flashlight
Fire Starter, Chemical Fire Starter cubs, Matches, Lighter
Knife, Multi Tool
Whistle on Lanyard
admin, January 23rd 2011 |
Wilderness First Aid is a 24 hour wilderness training course for those who do more serious wilderness activities. It is the choice of many wilderness. Training designed for camp counselors, bike patrollers, outdoor enthusiasts, search and rescue teams, law enforcement, rangers, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts leaders and guides, as well as backcountry hikers. It is also suitable for those who will be participating in 1-4 day trips where they may have to care for a patient for hours before help can arrive.
WFA presents wilderness topics in more detail, provides more time for skills practice, and also includes role-playing wilderness accident scenarios. This course does not include CPR instruction. Certification is good for 3 years.
This class meets the requirements for Wilderness First Aid established by Boy Scouts of America Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. The course is recommended for camp counselors, outdoor enthusiast, search and rescue teams, law enforcement, rangers, Boy and Girl Scouts leaders and guides and those who are in the backcountry for extended periods and may have to care for a patient for days.
The course length may vary depending on whether the class has had previous training, or does enough reading and preparation to reduce the need for extended lectures. Skills’ training is intensive, with many role-playing wilderness accident scenarios.
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admin, January 23rd 2011 |