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Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid - One-day Class

Saturday September 9th, from 9am to 5pm

Whether you are deep in the woods, or in your own backyard, injuries are a fact of life. And since you never know when or where an emergency will strike, dependable first aid training is the most important skill set you can acquire. Join practicing paramedic, Rick Pyle, as he expertly guides you through the EMS-proven techniques to quickly recognize and treat life threatening conditions and injuries.

Topics in this one-day crash course include:

Hemorrhage control

Airway management

Splinting

Litter construction

First aid kit construction

And even some scenario-based medical exercises

Space is limited, and this will be the only opportunity in 2017 to get this lifesaving information. This course is $127 per person.


Guest Instructor, Rick Pyle

These classes are taught by an experienced nationally registered paramedic, who is also a skilled survivalist. Rick Pyle is an avid outdoorsman, who has been practicing his skills in austere environments since he was a child. His true talent and skill is as an experienced firefighter and paramedic. He cut his teeth in some of the busiest departments in Virginia and continues to serve with a large metropolitan agency. He has been teaching for a number of years in the areas of Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support and Tactical Combat Casualty Care. The lessons he learned in these areas he now applies to wilderness settings and worst case scenario preparedness. 

 

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