EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS & WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE

Join renowned survival and preparedness specialist Ben Logan and medical specialist Dr. Greg Emerson for this one of a kind free course designed to provide you and your family with the skillsets needed to thrive in an earthquake and a range of wilderness first aid situations.

 

We live in an earthquake-prone environment. Our goal with this course is to provide functional and realistic knowledge and strategies to act as an insurance policy to ensure you and your loved ones have the mindset, gear and plan ready for when an earthquake strikes.

  This aspect of the course focuses on: 

 

- Mindset strategies.

 

- Priorities in an earthquake.

 

- Actions plans.

 

- Gear preparedness.

 

- Every day carry.

 

- Home kits.

 

- Car Kits.

 

- Basic survival skills.

 

- Asset resourcefulness.

 

With the environment we live in and the activities that we do, accidents in the wilderness do happen.  Learn an introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. Throughout this course, you will learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions.

This aspect of the course focuses on:

 

- Practical skills including splinting, bandaging, medical kit preparation.

 

- Patient assessment and emergency care including CPR, Basic Life Support, and the emergency treatment of anaphylaxis and asthma.

 

- Backcountry Medicine including the assessment and treatment of common medical problems.

 

- Wound management including, wound cleaning, packing, proper use of tourniquets, open fractures, lacerations, burns and blisters.

 

- Medical protocols to assist with spine injury assessment and joint dislocation.

 

 

Our motto is "Prepared Not Paranoid". We want to play our part in helping to build a community that is prepared and resilient against adversity which is why we are hosting this free event.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Sunday 23rd June. 9 am - 1 pm

Criffel Station Woolshed, Mount Barker Rd, Wanaka 9382

Register for this course.
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