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The Wilderness First-Aid class prepares the participant to be able to assess and stabilize an injured victim until help arrives when help could be delayed thirty minutes or more.  In a remote location, knowing what to do in an emergency situation can be the difference between life and death.  The training is critical for anyone participating in or leading groups in outdoor recreation activities.  Earn American Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First-Aid Certification.

Date / Time: October 21 to October 22, 2017, 9:00AM to 6:00PM

Location: Davis Hall, Room 237

Cost: $149.00

First Aid/CPR/AED

This course will provide the student, as a layperson, the education and confidence they need to effectively provide emergency care. These emergencies include assessing the victim for the need of CPR, AED, Shock, Bleeding, Burns, Head injuries, Chest injuries, Bone injuries, Poisoning, Bites and Stings, Cold and Heat related emergencies, Behavioral emergencies, Wilderness First Aid, and Disaster preparedness.

Date / Time: October 20, 2017 6:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Davis Hall, Room 237

Cost: $69.00

Leave No Trace Trainer

Examines the impacts of human activity on the outdoor environment, specifically lands used for backpacking, hiking, and camping.  Addresses the history of the philosophy of Leave No Trace movement, regarding sustainable backcountry and “at-home” practices, visitor demands and resource management challenges.

Date / Time: September 29, 2017 6:00PM to 9:00PM, Two day trip September 30 and October 1, Overnight Required

Location: Davis Hall, Room 237. Overnight Required

Cost: $129.00

For more information, contact the Business, Engineering, Industrial Technology and Workforce Services Division by
Phone: (276)964-7277 or Email: ator@sw.edu 

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