Notes: Bring appropriate clothing for the location and time of year; remember there will be time spent outside. You will also need pens , notebook, and watch with a second hand.
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There are still openings remaining at this time.
Join wilderness medicine expert, Susan Purvis for a
2-day intensive backcountry medical course for outdoor
recreationalists or wilderness trip leaders who venture into
moderately remote and challenging environments. Be
prepared for emergency situations that involve prolonged
patient care, severe environments and improvised equipment.
Learn what to do in a medical emergency when help is miles
away and calling 911 isn’t an option. Class will be both
indoors and outside.
Materials, including textbook, waterproof field guide and certifications are included in the cost
of the course.
Successfully complete this course and receive a Wilderness
Medical Associates WFA certification card and Anaphylaxis
and Adult CPR certification cards valid for three years.
Students ages 16 and 17 permitted to attend with parental
Susan is a Lead Instructor with Wilderness
Medical Associates and owner of Crested Butte Outdoors.
For additional information, visit Crested Butte Outdoors
International, LLC, www.cboutdoors.com.