Wilderness Advanced First Aid

Training Description

Location

Outward Bound Vietnam​ mobile basecamp, ​Halong, Vietnam

​Summary

  • Experience comprehensive training and hands-on practice in patient assessment, Basic Life Support, musculoskeletal injuries, spine injury management, allergy & anaphylaxis, wound management, common backcountry medical problems, medical-legal issues, and more

  • 36 hours over four days. Course runs all day; evening work required.

Topics

  • General Principles of Wilderness Rescue & Emergency Medicine

  • Patient Assessment

  • Infection Control

  • Basic Life Support and CPR

  • Circulatory System

  • Respiratory System

  • Nervous System

  • Spine Injury Management

  • Improvised Patient Carries

  • Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Dislocations

  • Allergy & Anaphylaxis

  • Asthma

  • Wounds and Burns

  • Thermoregulation

  • Cold Injuries

  • Toxins, Arthropod Disease Vectors

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Electricity/Lightning Injuries

  • Submersion Injury

  • Backcountry Medicine

  • Altitude Illness

  • Avalanche

  • First Aid Kits

  • Medical-Legal Issues

Valuable for

Those traveling to remote wilderness areas, disaster response situations, and remote areas in low-income countries.

​Format

Hands-on experiential format including drills, simulations, scenarios, along with lecture, discussion, and case studies. First Aid Handbook textbook provided.

​Certification

From from Wilderness Medical Associates International.  Valid for three years.

Trainer

Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management

​​Language

Course lectures provided in English with Vietnamese interpretation. All course materials available in English and most (excepting textbook) in Vietnamese. 

​​Cost

USD $490 (discount from regular $555 rate). 

​​Registration

Information on registration, e-visa requirements and payment at http://obv.vn/symposium-2020/.

For additional information, email [email protected].

Certification Offered: 
Certification Duration: 
3 Years

Registration

Registration: 

Information on registration, e-visa requirements and payment at http://obv.vn/symposium-2020/.

For additional information, email [email protected].

Fee: 
$490
Contact Person: 
Jeff Baierlein
Phone: 
206 473 8050
Training Provider: 
Viristar
Training Certification: 
Training Dates: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 to Friday, February 14, 2020
Sponsors: 
Outward Bound Vietnam

Training Location

Address: 
Outward Bound Vietnam
OBV Halong Mobile Basecamp
Halong
Vietnam

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