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The Wilderness First Aid is a unique and comprehensive first aid course for the outdoor enthusiast. It is a two-day introduction to general medical skills in the field where there is no direct medical assistance available. The content of the course follows the most important issues of first aid in an outdoor environment and the general standards and medical requirements of the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS). The target group is everyone who loves to spend time in remote areas far from medical assistance. Medical knowledge prior to the course is not necessary. This course is organised by Outdoor Medicine, and is given in English.
Registration deadline 20 May! Update: course is fully booked, you can no longer register.
We (WIMEK) have reserved 10 places! So, to be sure of your spot, register quickly*
* WIMEK and PE&RC PhD candidates, postdocs and staff who are working in remote area take precedent over other registrations for the 10 reserved places. More places could be arranged, if the 10 places are filling up very fast. So register soon!
|Day 1||Day 2|
|dealing with emergency situations||Hypo- and hyperthermia|
|Workshops on patient assessment||Drowning and lightening|
|Broken bones and fractures, treatment of wounds||Medical emergencies|
|workshops on splinting and stabilizing||Workshop medical kit|
|Without lodging***||Lodging*** in 4-6 person room|
|WIMEK+PE&RC PhDs with TSP/ postdocs AND working in a remote area**:||€180||€195|
| WIMEK+PE&RC: |
|SENSE PhD candidates and staff||€400||€430|
** The course is open to all interested. However, only (WIMEK/PE&RC) PhD candidates who are working in remote areas are eligible for the reduced fee. Please explain in the registration form where your field work sites are
*** All course fees include lunch on both days, and diner on Saturday. Lodging includes a bed in a 4 or 6 person room, and breakfast on Sunday morning
Go to registration form Update: course is fully booked, you can no longer register.