Join Lake Tahoe Community College for a 2-day Wilderness First Aid workshop on April 1st and 2nd. This workshop covers the basic principles of patient care in a remote setting including patient assessment, circulatory, and nervous systems, musculoskeletal systems, fractures, and extremity splinting techniques. Other topics include: lightning injuries, heat and cold injuries including Hypothermia and Heat Stroke. Assessment drills will be emphasized to maximize hands-on learning. Basic lifting, moving, and extrication techniques will be taught and practiced. Gain confidence in your ability to respond to emergencies in the backcountry in this short cause that will challenge your thinking and give you decision making skills and practice. This workshop is intended for those who are outdoor enthusiasts on day drips or short adventures.
Tahoe Rim Trail Association Qualified Guide or Crew Leaders, please call the CONNECT office to register at 530.541.4660 x 717