Date: February 7, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferrari Hall

This one day class will teach first aid with an emphasis on situations where trained medical providers are not easily available.  It goes beyond basic first aid.  Recommended for people who work or recreate in remote locations.  Advance registration is required and there is a fee for the course.

Instructors: Victor Ciardi and John Blachley will cover the following topics; Scene, Group, and Personal Safety; Patient Assessment; Hypothermia; Frostbite; Dressing for Survival; Going to High Altitude; Heat Illness; Water Disinfection; Wilderness Nutrition & Protecting your Food; Sunburn & Sun Protection; Lightning; Bugs, Snakes & Bears; Hazardous Plants; Medical Emergencies in the Wilderness; Wilderness Wound Care; Creative Bandaging; bone & Joint Injuries; Splinting – How to Improvise; Head & Spine Injuries: Assessment & Decision-making; Building Wilderness First Aid Kits; Some Basic Hands on Skills

Class size limited to 40 students; registration fee is $60

To register contact: Monte Adams, Executive Director, SCLC

Phone: (530) 222-1290 or (530) 949-7176

email: sclcexpo@att.net or Fax: (530) 222-1320

8 Units ACL Prologger CE Credits and LANC Certified Logger CE Credits