Trail Emergency Preparedness

Do you want to get some basic first aid information about common medical issues and emergencies that may happen while you are hiking or backpacking? Then this clinic is for you. You must sign up for the actual clinic which you can find under Activities/First Aid on this date - 10/23/18.
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This course will go over the common medical issues or emergencies that can be seen while hiking and backpacking.  Prevention of the issues is highlighted but common first aid treatment is reviewed if an issue does occur.  Common items that may be in a personal first aid kit that you can put in a pack is discussed along with how to contact the local Emergency Medical System if needed.

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