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2 edition of Wilderness First Aid found in the catalog.

Wilderness First Aid

Gilbert Preston

Wilderness First Aid

For When You Can"t Call 911

by Gilbert Preston

  • 226 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Falcon Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • First Aid,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Sports & Recreation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9316549M
    ISBN 101560445807
    ISBN 109781560445807

    Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things worse. Alpine/Wilderness First Aid (AFA/WFA) is designed to provide elementary skills in remote care based on recommendations from the Wilderness Medical Society and evidence-based research. The curriculum focuses on making sound decisions regarding patient evacuation, as well as skills for extended care in the wilderness.

      This comprehensive reference book, based on the Wilderness Medical Associates curriculum, clearly explains essential diagnostics and first aid procedures necessary for wilderness injuries, including general principles in wilderness medicine; basic life support; medical supplies; wilderness travel; and the newest first aid methods for outdoor Brand: Falcon Guides. CONTACT US. RIDGE Wilderness Adventures Salton Rd Abbotsford, BC V2S 7P2 Tel. () Fax. ()

    The course gives students the skills and knowledge to provide First Aid response, life support and management of person (s), the incident and other First Aiders in remote situations until the arrival of medical or other assistance. The course can also be adapted or modified for organisations or groups with specific remote requirements. This handy, pocket-sized book meets the Wilderness First Aid curriculum of the Boy Scouts of America. Produced by the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI), this updated second edition is a user-friendly guide based upon the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.


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Wilderness First Aid by Gilbert Preston Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wilderness First Aid Handbook is a handy, quick-reference guide easily accessible with basic wilderness first aid knowledge, but it does not require advanced degrees or experience with medicine and prehospital care. This system-based, easy-to-follow guide assists the first aid provider when encountering most wilderness emergencies, from /5(25).

The book probably has much of the first aid advice that users of wild places need, but I found its content to be overwhelming and not well suited to my particular requirements. If you're looking for a medical guide to carry with you, A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness & Travel Medicine (Adventure Medical Kits) might be a better by: 5.

Wilderness first aid, or “WFA”, is a generic Wilderness First Aid book that commonly refers to any training course that focuses on prevention, assessment, and treatment for an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available.

Additionally, the Wilderness First Aid course (WILDMI), and when included the CPR/AED course (WILDMI), are approved by the United States Coast Guard to meet the first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR (i)(1)(ii) and 46 CFR (i)(2)(iiI) for a merchant mariner credential.

Content in the Wilderness and Remote First Aid Emergency Reference Guide is based on the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines and reflects the Consensus on Science for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the Guidelines for First Aid. Wilderness First Responder Recertification Course with NOLS and REI.

Time to recertify your Wilderness First Responder Certification. This 3-day WFR Recert is a scenario-based course designed to review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides current updates in the wilderness medicine field.

Wilderness and Remote First Aid Emergency Reference Guide and Pocket Guide, Rev. 9/14 Wilderness and Remote First Aid Emergency Reference Guide and Pocket Guide, Rev.

9/ Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor Manual, Rev. 9/14 Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor Manual, Rev. 9/ If you’ve already had some general first-aid training, it’s worth noting how wilderness first aid may differ.

There are four primary factors: Time: It’s a long way to the doctor’s office and wilderness search and rescue personnel simply can’t respond as quickly as when we dial in the : REI Staff. Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment.

With an ASHI Wilderness First Aid class, first aid providers in a remote outdoor setting will be better prepared to respond when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person.

Best of the Best Sellers Bwm First Aid In The Wilderness (care, treatment, help, medical attention, assistance, ministrations, come to someone's aid, give assistance, lend a hand, be of service, avail, succor, sustain)The book Bwm First Aid In Author: Steve Donelan.

Wilderness First Aid. Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is an intensive hour program designed for anyone involved in wilderness recreation. It is also an excellent class for those wanting a more in-depth and advanced first aid class or who are concerned about disaster preparedness in the event of an urban emergency.

Advanced Wilderness First Aid in person 4 days -or- blended 6 lessons on line + 2 days skills Wilderness First Responder WEMT Module in person 9 day or 2 nights for 6 weeks + 3 days blended 4 days of 60 lessons on line plus concentrated skills for 5 days Wilderness Advanced Life Support for the few who want the most, cadaver based from experts.

The NOLS Wilderness First Aid class I took was two days of class over the weekend, and included an eclectic group of students. Some folks were first responders, there were senior citizens trekking to Machu Picchu, Eagle Scouts, and.

Wilderness First Aid Student Book, Version Purpose of this Student Book This ASHI Wilderness First Aid Version Student Book is solely intended to facilitate certification in an ASHI Wilderness First Aid training class. The information in this handbook is furnished for that purpose and is subject to change without notice.

Wilderness First-Aid 2. Travel Medicine 3. Backpacking First-Aid ness Survival DEDICATION This book is dedicated to Amy and Danny Weiss — my two favorite indoor and outdoor companions.

This book is also dedicated to my mother and father for Finally, I’d like to dedicate this edition to the memory of Oscar V. Size: 1MB. Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills.

It is targeted to the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. The course is taught by professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience. Sponsor/Host Information: for registration or. Keep the patient warm and get help since he should be moved only by professionals.

A golden rule in wilderness first aid basics is to avoid doing more damage when trying to help. Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) Wilderness first aid basics show us that people suffering a heart attack in the wilderness can be classified in a certain category.

Start by marking “The Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid: An Officially-Licensed Book of the Boy Scouts of America: More than Essential Skills for Medical Emergencies in Remote Environments” as Want to Read/5(3).

Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines Core Curriculum Introduction Time 30 minutes Objectives Upon completion of this lesson, the participant will be able to: 1.

Articulate all course goals, requirements, and resources. Define wilderness first aid. Describe the difference between wilderness first aid and standard first Size: KB.

Online Wilderness Safety Training Courses We provide several of our training courses online and through a combined online and in person delivery model. In today's hectic world we understand that between life's commitments and limited vacation time it is often hard to enroll on a full time course that runs over several days.

The Wilderness Medical Associates First Aid Guide is designed for individuals who’ve completed training at the first aid level. The panel guide folds up into a compact size, printed on tear-resistant and waterproof paper, ideal for keeping in your backpack or first aid kit when headed out into the wilderness.Additionally, the Wilderness First Responder course (WILDMI) is approved by the United States Coast Guard to meet the first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR (i)(1)(ii) and 46 CFR (i)(2)(iiI) for a merchant mariner credential.Wilderness First Aid is a program of the Wilderness Safety Council, a non-profit incorporated in Virginia.

Register for a class to gain confidence in your ability to make decisions and create positive outcomes out of unpredictable situations. Our students expand their knowledge through practical hands-on exercise and outdoor scenarios.