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Wilderness First Responder

The WFR course is designed to provide you with the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations.

Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning.

Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.

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Course: Wilderness First Responder

Date:16 – 22 Aug 2014.

Venue: Dairy Farm Adventure Centre.

Course fee: S$1,200 (Usual Price) S$990 (Promotional Price)

Registration Closing: 31 July 2014

Prerequisite: No previous first aid training is required. You must be 16 years old to attend this course.

 

Topics Covered: 

Accident Management Plan
Shock 
Head Injuries 
Spinal Injuries • Spinal Evaluation 
Chest & Lung Injury 
Wilderness Wound Management • Blisters, Fish Hooks, & Splinters • Infection • Burns • Solar Radiation Problems 
Athletic Injuries • Fractures • Dislocations • Femur • Anatomy: Bones & Muscles Environmental Injuries: Heat Illnesses • Cold Illnesses • Non Freezing Cold Injury • Frostbite • Altitude Illness 
Search & Rescue 
Lightening 
Poisoning 
Medical Emergencies: Abdominal Illness and Injuries • Gastrointestinal Problems • Respiratory Emergencies • Cardiac Emergencies. • Diabetes • Unconscious Patient • Neurological Emergencies • Female Specific Illness • Male Specific Illness • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis 
Submersion Incidents 
Snake Bites & Stings  
Eyes, Ears & Nose • Dental Problems 
Diving Emergencies 
Zoonoses 
Subcutaneous Injections 
Wilderness First Aid Kits • Considerations for Expedition Drug Kit 
Adult CPR & EAR • Automatic External Defibrillator

 

Trainer: Fiona Mccolley (photo below)

Fiona McColley

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFiona has lived and worked in the outdoors for over 15 years. With a B.A. in Outdoor Education, an A.A.S in Emergency Medical Science (as a Paramedic), and a current W-EMTP certification she has traveled all over the globe.

Her passion is helping to set up medical clinics for those in need. A love of biking, travel and adventure lead to the creation of international adventure travel company for kids, and she has presented biking safety and risk management workshops at conferences throughout the USA.

Fiona has been teaching Wilderness Medicine for over 8 years.

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