April 2, 2007
Wilderness First Aid offered by UCSC Recreation
The Recreation Department is offering a weekend Wilderness First
Aid class April 14-15. Instruction and certification will be provided
by the Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) of the National Outdoor
Leadership School (NOLS).
Treating a neck injury in the Wilderness First Aid class
Fast-paced and hands-on, this course covers a wide range
of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel in the outdoors.
It is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts, and
individuals in remote locations.
WMI's curriculum is unique and includes many advanced topics
that other programs leave out such as dislocation reduction, focused spinal
assessment, and epinephrine administration.
The course will take place at Stevenson College, Room 175, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
both days. The cost is $175.
Register online at www.ucscrecreation.com
WMI's course is pre-approved by such organizations
as the American Camping Association, the United States Forest Service, and other
governmental agencies. This course may also be used to recertify Wilderness First
Responders - go to www.ucscrecreation.com for more information on this.