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Course:Wilderness/Remote First Aid
Course Code:NSC1
Description:
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The course is 16 hours total, divided into 4 sections.

Topics covered:
- Identify how to respond to emergency situations in delayed emergency help situations
- Identify causes of injuries and how injuries can be prevented in wilderness areas
- Learn proper advance preparation for journeys into the backcountry
- Learn the Emergency Action Steps for First Aid Response to be employed when EMS is not readily available
- Learn basic and more advanced first aid techniques to use when an injury occurs
- Learn how to respond to an emotionally upset victim
- Learn short distance transfer and evacuation techniques
- Experience providing wilderness first aid through scenarios and simulated rescues

Please be aware that CPR training is not always integrated into every course.
Participants should be 15 years or older.

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Required: No
Prerequisites: 
Online: This course is not available online.
This Course is for:
Scouts BSA
Venturing

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This course is offered at the following upcoming training events:

Trainings are open to all volunteers, regardless of district 
EventDateLocationHost
Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AEDFeb 01, 2020 9:00 AM Eden Prairie, MN Mustang District
Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AEDFeb 08, 2020 9:00 AM Eden Prairie, MN Mustang District
Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AEDFeb 15, 2020 9:00 AM Eden Prairie, MN Mustang District
Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AEDMar 07, 2020 9:00 AM Eden Prairie, MN Mustang District