Wilderness First Responder Sunday, April 14th - Sunday, April 21, 2019 Join the staff of SOLO, nationally recognized leaders in the field of wilderness medicine and rescue, for a 80-hour (8 day) intensive wilderness emergency care course. SOLO’s Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. Learn skills needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings, with a focus on the extended care often required in wilderness medical emergencies. Practical simulations and lectures. Wilderness First Responder Topics Wilderness vs. Urban First Responder Blood-Borne Pathogens and Infectious Disease Patient Assessment System SOAP Note/Organizing the Rescue Medicolegal Issues Ten Essential/Bivouac Skills Anatomy & Physiology CPR AED Mechanical Aids to Breathing Bleeding and Shock Soft Tissue Injuries/Lt Wound Care Musculoskeletal Injuries – Sprains & Strains Musculoskeletal Injuries – Fractures & Dislocations Head Injuries Spinal Cord Injury Management Chest Injuries Environmental Emergencies Heat Injuries Cold Injuries Lightning Drowning & Near-Drowning North American Bites and Stings Allergic Reactions & Anaphylaxis Altitude Injuries Neurological Emergencies Diabetes Cardiac Emergencies Respiratory Emergencies Poisoning Abdominal Emergencies Emergency Childbirth Group Preventative Medicine Long-Term Patient Care Improvising Litters Leadership Skills in the Backcountry Mock Rescue Common Wilderness Medical Problems First Aid Kits

Event Organizer/Sponsor: Naticook Day Camp/ Merrimack Parks & Recreation

When: April 14, 2019 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (RSVP required)

Where: Wasserman Park

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

Cost: $575


Registration Information

Register online by going to: https://merrimackparksandrec.org/wilderness-medicine


Matt Casparius