Wilderness Emergency Management
This course is an advanced emergency program for outdoor leaders who may work in remote settings as rescue personnel or trip leaders. This course offers the foundations of wilderness prehospital emergency care. Special emphasis is placed on traumatic injuries, incident command, long-term patient care, leader responsibility and liability, advanced medical aid kits, wound cleaning, evacuation procedures and working with emergency medical services. Successful students may qualify for certification as a Wilderness First Responder. PREREQ: basic first aid and CPR and PHED 1006 (lec 1, exp 1, lab 1) cr 6.