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WILDERNESS

MEDICINE TECHNIQUES

Designed for those times when there is no

Doctor, Immediate Action Services is proud to offer

Wilderness Medicine Techniques.

This four day course is designed to prepare

responders to handle the challenges of remote

medical emergencies. Students learn from

experienced instructors, developing techniques and

 procedures both in the environment and in the

classroom.

  • Trip Preparation
  • The Wilderness Medical Kit
  • Fire and Shelter
  • Wilderness Trauma Management
  • Improvised Supplies
  • Advanced Wound Care
  • The Psychology of Survival
  • Wilderness Spinal Rules
  • Medical Conditions
  • Basic Rescue
  • Navigation
  • The Wilderness Pantry
  • Many Hints, Tricks, and Techniques

Wilderness Medicine Techniques is conducted during both winter and summer periods.  All of the courses are designed for six to twenty participants.  A current Standard First Aid certification is considered the minimum prerequisite.  Certification may be arranged as an addition to the core course.

This course is conducted on a scheduled basis, or on an "as required, as requested" basis.  All those attending are expected to supply proper clothing for the outdoors, good boots, a sleeping bag and their own toiletries.  Food and "lodging" will be supplied by IAS.