2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Wilderness First Responder

Summer quarter

Faculty: Paul Butler geology, hydrology, earth science

Fields of Study: health and related topics

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40145 (4) First Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day, Evening and Weekend


Wilderness First Responder, taught by Wilderness Medicine Training Center, has been designed to meet the needs of wilderness guides, expedition leaders, and outdoor instructors. This program emphasizes a variety of problems that might be encountered in wilderness situations, including: trauma and treatment of wounds, shock and allergic reactions. Each student will develop hands-on skills in treating patients in varying environmental conditions. Students who successfully complete the class will receive nationally recognized WFR and CPR certificates.

Maximum Enrollment: 18

Advertised Schedule: 8a-6p June 20-24, 26-29, plus several evening sessions

Required Fees: $475 for certified Wilderness First Responder instructor, course books, and miscellaneous expendable supplies.

Preparatory for studies or careers in: Environmental leadership, environmental education

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

Books: www.tescbookstore.com