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A course designed for those wanting a more intensive level of training in first aid. The course covers preparations for entering the wilderness, and assessments to be used when evaluating the injured in remote locations, where medical assistance is not readily available. A course designed for students with basic skills wanting advanced training and exposure to advance techniques. The course covers assessment techniques, CPR, wound treatment, burn treatment, allergic reactions and much more. It is a condensed version of the full two day courses taught as wilderness first aid in many states. Students need to complete CPR, First Aid, and Introduction to Emergencies as prerequisites.
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|Section 1: Preliminary Planning and Discussions|
Why take a course in rural first aidPreview
Ten essentials for remote locations
Location devices and cell phones
Designing the First Aid Kit
Legality issues concerning treatment of the injured
|Section 2: Assessment of the injured|
Emergency and Initial Assessments
Time Lapse assessment
Decision to call for Evacuation
|Section 3: Injuries and their treatment|
Bone and Joint Injuries
Temperature Related Injuries
Insects and Snake bites
Answer to Review Questions
Arthur Jackson is the CEO of Arthur Jackson CTC Inc. and has worked extensively in the medical field as a medical technician with doctors in neurology,and as a trainer in Health and safety. He is a retired attorney, from a successful law practice in Pennsylvania, college professor, who has served as chair of several colleges, and as a campus dean. His company educates students in over nine (9) countries globally.