Wilderness medicine address prevention, assessment and treatment of accidents and illnesses where definitive medical care is not readily available. It is also known as practicing medicine with limited resources available.
Whether you work with kids or adults in front country or backcountry, this is an essential skill which can prepare you to respond to an emergency. You will learn a system based approach to understand how our body functions in normal conditions and the effects of trauma or an illness.
In this workshop you will learn to assess and treat:
– Patient assessment
– Shock
– Head injuries
– Spine injuries
– Fractures and dislocations
You can learn more about the specific skills in these videos
How to do a patient assessment (English)- https://youtu.be/Peh6CQKE8Vk
How to do a patient assessment (Hindi)- https://youtu.be/zEEJipYtOXw
How to create a forearm splint (English)- https://youtu.be/TpEboN1oY6A
Amit is based in Delhi and found his love for the mountains early in his life. He has been teaching leadership expeditions for organisations like NOLS, Northwest Outward Bound, Hanifl centre, Inme education, Chadwick international school.
Amit is a WEMT (Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician), He started teaching wilderness medicine courses in 2016, his bilingual ability makes him a unique fit for English and Hindi speakers. During his wilderness medicine career WFA, WAFA and WFR courses for Hanifl centre, Aerie Backcountry Medicine. He also conducted focused workshops and assessments for BoulderBox and INME education.
When he is not at work he loves to hike in the Himalayas.
Please note: This is not a certification course. However we are in the process offer certification courses like Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness Advanced First Aid and Wilderness First Responder. Please contact us for more information.
Cost Rs 1800
February 15th
10.00 AM – 1.00 PM PART 1
1.30 PM – 4.30 PM PART 2
Please register at https://rzp.io/l/delhirock and enter 1800 for amount, “Wilderness Medicine” for purpose