First Aid in remote locations


Ideal course for those who live, travel, or work in remote locations. It provides essential information on what to look for and what to do in situations of common injuries and illnesses, when medical help is an hour or more away.

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  • Coverage of the RCP and ECC Guidelines Updated
  • Flowcharts that reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures;
  • Decision tables that provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and which and what treatment steps to take;
  • Manual prepared in collaboration between the Wilderness Medical Society, the world's largest membership society dedicated to medical issues in remote areas, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  • Introduction to First Aid in remote locations
  • Action in an emergency
  • Assessment of the victim and emergency care, including RCP
  • Care for bleeding, wounds and burns
  • Head and face injuries
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • Emergencies: Circulatory, Respiratory, Neurological, Abdominal, Diabetic and Allergic reactions
  • Physical and environmental risks
  • Poison, toxins and poisonous plants
  • Animal, snake, insect and arthropod bites and stings
  • Water emergencies
DURATION: 35 Hours