Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education - Event Information

Event Name:Wilderness First Responder Course @ Radford, VA
Event Type(s):Wilderness Medicine

The 80-hour curriculum includes standards for urban and extended care situations. Special topics include wound management and infection, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, plus advice on drug therapies. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments in Radford, VA 1/6 - 1/14/18.

Event Date:01-06-18 - 01-14-18
Event Time:8am-5pm
Location:Claytor Lake Aquatics Base
4100 Adventure Base Road
Radford, VA 24141

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Contact Person:David Goodman
(phone: 5402500838)
Details: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. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making, not the memorization of lists. Half of your time will be spent completing practical skills, case studies and scenarios designed to challenge your decision making abilities. Adult CPR is included in this course.

$ 775.00 - Tuition Only
$15 Day for three meals and snacks
$15 Day for lodging in needed Camping or Cabin options

Meals, Full Course $135 We can accommodate most allergies and dietary restrictions - please contact Dave Goodman at 540.520.4165 or if you have questions.  You are welcome to bring your own food if you want and we will provide refriderator space if needed.
Lodging, Full Course $135 This will be cabin bunks with no more than 4 to a cabin. Bring your sleeping bag and pillow.
 FREE shuttle pickup and return to the airport if needed from Roanoke, VA
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