MSC Outdoor First Aid Course 15-17 June 2012

Mountain safety Wakatipu are running an outdoor first aid course from 5-17 June.  They still have five spaces left so if you are into big back-country riding or taking groups into the outdoors get in touch with them at or call MSC Wakatipu on 03 409 2025. Outdoor First Aid Course Summary The Outdoor First Aid course is designed to equip outdoor users with the skills and knowledge necessary to manage accidents and sudden illnesses in the outdoor environment for a minimum of 24 hours. You will complete a minimum of six hours of practical work in the outdoors treating, along with others in your group, people injured in mock accidents. The course is divided into 16 modules, each with its own set of competencies. A course workbook is issued. Candidates successfully completing this course may apply through New Zealand Mountain Safety Council to register the following unit standards 424, 6400, 6401, 6402. Course includes:
  • Group & Accident Management
  • Patient Management
  • C P R
  • Airway Care
  • Breathing
  • Circulation
  • Patient Care
  • Head Injuries
  • Fractures & Dislocations
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Burns
  • Wound Care
  • Medical Conditions
  • Environmental Conditions
  • Poisons
  • Evacuation
The course cost includes accommodation, dinner on Saturday night and an Outdoor First Aid manual, but does not include transport. Spaces are limited so get in touch if you want a spot reserved.

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