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Wilderness First Aid Training

Feb 26-27:  Attention mountain biking enthusiasts and other wilderness lovers!

Monterey Off Road Cycling Association (MORCA)  is hosting a two day Wilderness First Aid session February 26-27, 2011 at the York School campus at Ryan Ranch near Monterey.

This is a Foster Calm First Aid training session held by Bobbie Foster.

Prompt registration recommended

This class is open to a maximum of 24 participants, and 13 participants are registered as of Feb 8.

The cost for this class is:
For sign ups through Feb 11, 2011 – $115
For sign ups Feb 12 2011 and after – $135

Where to sign up

http://www.MORCAmtb.org

About the class

The following is a description of the class from the Foster Calm web site.

Wilderness First Aid – 16 hours In addition to a half day of outdoor scenario practice of first aid and leadership skills, this class focuses on practicing skills and covering: patient assessment, shock and bleeding, head and spinal injuries, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, heat and cold illnesses, and much more. Gain some good tools and knowledge to handle a wilderness first aid emergency. Successful completion of class includes a Wilderness First Aid certificate.

“Classes are fun with lots of hands-on skills practice. The emphasis is on making good decisions by staying calm and safe, doing a good patient assessment, and having good communication and leadership. Join our classes, where it is safe to learn and OK to make mistakes.”

Thank you to Michael Do Couto and MORCA for sharing information about this event.

This post was published on 30 January 2011. One or more changes last made to this post on 16 March 2011.

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