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MtnHigh

Wilderness First Aid 5/6-8 and 5/28-30 Mt Hood

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OIT OHSU WILDERNESS FIRST AID

 

Dates: May 6-8th and May 28-30th (memorial day)

Cost: $250 including room and board

LOCATION: Mazama Lodge in Government Camp, OR

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a 2.5 day introductory course in Wilderness Medicine. It applies to anyone with an interest in the outdoors or travel in which adequate medical care is not an option. Curriculum is based on the internationally accredited Wilderness Medical Society Field Practice Guidelines and is delivered by current Advanced Life Support providers with multiple years of field experience and wilderness medicine instruction. We cover all topics associated with altitude, cold, heat, trauma, medical and advanced wound care techniques. CPR is included and applied to a wilderness/remote environment. Come prepared to run scenarios and practice improvising medical equipment. Walk away with a certification and a knowledge base that will allow you to

recognize, prevent and treat medical emergencies in challenging environments.

 

REGISTRATION/POLICIES

Tuition payment in full is required to reserve your spot in the course. Tuition is non-transferable. Tuition is payable by check or cash to the Oregon Institute of Technology.

The tuition fee covers textbooks, syllabus, equipment and certification cards. A full refund will be given if we are forced to cancel the course for any reason. Please fill out registration at the following link and send to OIT. www.oit.edu/non-admit Please make checks out to OIT.

 

LODGING/MEALS

Tuition Price includes: Lunch and dinner on the first day, breakfast lunch and dinner day two and breakfast on day three. Lodging is also included in the price for the evening of day one and two.

 

For Registration or any other questions please contact Adam Wagner at:

Adam Wagner

WEMT-P, OIT OHSU Wilderness and Global Medicine Faculty

wildernessmedicine09@gmail.com

 

 

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