This is a 2 day course combining Unit 1 for the Emergency First Aid At Work and Unit 2 for the Outdoor Incident Management. It is a environment specific, hands on and practically based course.
It is suitable for those involved in Environmental Education such as Forest School Teachers, Outdoor Activity Instructors (as a requirement for keeping ML,SPA and BCU qualifications in date) and those interested in being able to respond to those ill or injured in a potentially remote situation.
The course will include: Incident procedure, Airway management, Heart problems, Circulation problems, Head, Torso and Limb Injuries, Medical Emergencies, Environmental concerns, Cold and Heat injuries, First Aid kits and PTSD.
Course leader - Hugh Bourne: an experienced & qualified Outdoor First Aid Trainer with MSc in Wildlife Management, an Advanced Certificate in Deer Management, a PGCE, First Aid Trainer in Outdoor, Forest School and Paediatric as well as FAW and EFAW courses
Established in 1999, WildWise deliver an exciting, diverse programme of courses, camps and events for adults, children and families to inspire and inform about the natural world.
WildWise are specialists, creating exceptional opportunities in bushcraft, nature awareness and outdoor experiences for the general public, educational organisations, corporate and private client groups.
WildWise's nationally acclaimed courses and events for children and adults have been seen on BBC's Blue Peter, Heaven & Earth, Truth About Food, Wild n' Deadly and ITV's Country Lives.
As if we didn’t know it already, recent research has confirmed that a separation from the natural world leads to a diminished existence. Case-studies prove that restoring this connection leads to immediate and beneficial results, on all levels, including mind, body and spirit.
Bottom line is – people flourish in connection to nature. You only have to glance at WildWise’s testimonials to understand the value of this connection.
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