For these medical courses, we partner with Wilderness Medical Associates. WMA has set the standard in wilderness medicine for over 30 years. Their thought-provoking curriculum is updated by a group of healthcare professionals and is recognised around the world.
For outdoor enthusiasts, remote professionals and wilderness leaders looking to develop their first aid knowledge and leadership skills, this Taipei based course covers a new cutting edge curriculum with practical skills trained in a classroom / outdoor setting in Taipei and access to an e-learning platform.
Wilderness First-aid Workshop is a one day (8 hours long) experiential learning course. The program’s goals are to equip participants with the basic knowledge and skills of Wilderness Survival, Basic Concept of Wilderness Medicine and Basic Life Support (CPR included).
The program also will focus on common medical problems people will encounter in the wilderness setting. This course is intended for non-medical professionals such as people going on short trips (family group) or outdoor enthusiasts. It is the ideal choice for summer camp/family trip. Parents can attend the course with kids and improve their safety skills during trips and outdoor activities. The workshop is taught by WMAI certificated instructors, who share a lot of experience of patient caring and outdoor.
An entry-level course designed to teach essential first aid skills that can be used in remote settings for days or weeks.
Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other training that are oriented toward urban environments. This course teaches how to manage medical emergencies when hospitals and rescue services may not be available for an extensive time period. We prepare students for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments, and improvised equipment.
**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMT it is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
Day 1 -Introduction/Registration; Systems Based Critical Thinking; Infection Control; Patient Assessment System; Circulatory & Respiratory Systems; Adult CPR; Basic Life Support
Day 2 – Quiz/Case Studies; Nervous System, Spine Management; Musculoskeletal Injuries; Lifts, Moves, and Extrications; Splints – Extremities; Patient Assessment Drills
Day 3 – Quiz/Case Studies; Thermoregulation; Bites and Stings; Lightning; Elective Topics; Wounds and Burns; Allergies and Anaphylaxis; Improvised Patient Carries; Patient Assessment Drills
Day 4 – Case Study Review; Elective Topic; Backcountry Medicine; Medical and Legal Issues; Patient Assessment Drills; Simulations; Final Exam; Conclusion
This course is scheduled for 4-days or 36 to 40 hours of instructional and practice time. Upon successful completion students will receive certification in Wilderness Advanced First Aid and Adult CPR. Certification is valid for three years. The course is registered for 36 hours of continuing education credit through the CAPCE.
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