This is a great class for anyone who spends a lot of time outdoors! Dr. Ellen has a tremendous amount of energy and years of experience. While it is geared to medical professionals, the lay person will learn just as much! I have taken this class and it is worth it. I'm even considering repeating to get a refresher.
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Outdoor Day 1 spent in woods: fire making, water purification, orienteering, deep water jumping, shelters, survival strategy, hydration/nutrition, hypo/hyperthermia, medical concerns, safety, self defense, all disciplines of outdoor medicine, litter making, evacuation planning.
Outdoor Day 2 climbing, orienteering and mountain biking. Ropes training, high angle rescue, rappel, belay, aid fallen climber, solo top roping safety, knots, map/compass use, mountain bike and patient trauma scenarios.
Outdoor Day 3 swift water rescue in the Potomac River.