This course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers, wilderness and foreign travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. Emphasis is placed upon prevention, leadership skills, and decision-making. The 80-hour national curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. The course is contracted in affiliation with WMI (Wilderness Medicine Institute) as part of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School). This course is supported by the Department of Sport Science, Office of Campus Activities / ORC, and the Ritt Kellogg Memorial Fund (http:www2.coloradocollege/campusactivities/ritt.htm). Certifications upon completion of this course in conjunction with SC 113: EMT Basic may allow the student to obtain W-EMT certification. This is a course requiring an additional fee. Registrants will be contacted related to fees and deadlines by Campus Activities. Two sections. Limit 30 per section. P track (pass/fail) only. Taught during half-block. (Not offered 2017-18).
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