Wilderness First Responder

Training Description

Dates
February 25-March 3, 2020 

​Location
Lake Edge Club House, Puchong, Selangor 47100
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

​Summary
The flagship wilderness medicine course, providing 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. 
70 hours over eight days.

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. Wilderness and Rescue Medicine textbook provided.

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

​Trainers
Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management
Damien Santer, X3SI

Language
English

Cost
USD $940. $40 discount if enroll with March 4-5 Risk Management for Outdoor Programs course (https://www.viristar.com/risk-management-course-kuala-lumpur). Lunch each day provided. Accommodations not included. 

Registration
Enroll at https://x3si.com/education/enrollment/. (Select the Feb 25 Wilderness First Responder from the drop-down menu.)

Certification Offered: 
Certification Duration: 
3 Years

Registration

Registration: 

Information and registration information at https://www.viristar.com/wilderness-first-responder-kl-2020

Fee: 
$940
Contact Person: 
Jeff Baierlein
Phone: 
206 473 8050
Training Provider: 
Viristar
Training Certification: 
Training Dates: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 to Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Sponsors: 
X3SI

Training Location

Address: 
Lake Edge Club House Puchong, Selangor 47100
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

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