• March 21, 2019

This is a comprehensive 4-day training course.

This is an advanced first aid course with special emphasis on austere/remote environments where there is no nearby medical support. It targets individuals who, by nature of their work, are more often than not in the wilderness and would be called upon to respond to serious emergencies that casualties would require stabilization or some form of intervention before they are transferred to hospital.

 

 Target group

  • safari camps
  • Tour operators
  • Lodges
  • Hotels and
  • Any individuals who, by nature of their work, are more often than not in the wilderness

 

Key Items covered

  • General principles of physiology and pathology of outdoor medicine
  • Principles of outdoor medicine
  • Quick guide to head to toe examination
  • Understanding Critical Body Systems
  • Understanding your limits as a first responder
  • Assessment and initial management of the injured
  • Life threatening emergencies
  • Managing the animal attack victim
  • The trauma casualty
  • Immobilization and bandaging of fractures/bleeding
  • High risk situations: when to get concerned and worried
  • Water borne diseases and water purification
  • Pain management
  • Basic Life Support
  • Moving the trauma casualty
  • Safe transfer and decision making
  • Mass casualty incident and triage
  • Documentation
  • Arranging and coordinating a medical evacuation (road or air)

 

For any inquiries and further information, write to education@flydoc.org or call +254 722 314 239 or +254 20 699 2000

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