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San Antonio Wilderness Herbal First Responder Certification 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 9:00 AM


The Wilderness Herbal First Responder is 92 hours of Wilderness First Aid combined with remote and post-disaster herbalism. The WHFR also includes a 40-hour WFA certification card through the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI), CPR certification, and a Wilderness First Responder certification through The Human Path. This is the merging of the worlds of remote or post-disaster medicine ("ditch medicine") with the world of herbalism and includes most of the herbal information and all (plus some) of the hands-on experience of the Herbal Medic Basic course. PLUS, this course includes all of the wilderness first responder curriculum that allows the student to be a competent first aid provider right from the get-go in the case of illness, injury or even chronic health issue. FULL COURSE DESCRIPTION IS BELOW. This course is geared toward a number of different types of students: • The outdoor enthusiast, camp counselor, outdoor recreational employee who wants in-depth training on injury and illness management in the field. • The camper, hiker or rock-climber who wants more much more intensive learning, geared toward outdoor environments, than a standard first aid course. • The prepper (disaster preparedness) who wants to be self-sufficient medically and not even necessarily reliant on orthodox pharmaceuticals. • The herbalist who wants higher intensity training across the board from wilderness first aid to herbal medicine in a remote environment. • The emergency medicine professional who wants to expand his/her horizons into indefinite medical care that includes botanical medicines (field herbalism). COURSE INFORMATION Dates: March 12th - 21st, 2020. Location: San Antnonio, TX. Detailed directions will be emailed out to all enrolled students prior to the course. Lodging: Free camping to enrolled students on the property. Students are responsible for their own meals, but a meal plan may be available at an additional cost. Registration will remain open until March 7th, 2020. TUITION INFORMATION Early bird pricing: $750 until 2/6/20. (Online prodessing fees apply) Check/Money Order Discount: $750 (No processing fees) Cash Discount: $675 Regular Tuition: $850/student, and includes 3 textbooks and certification cards. (Online processing fees) Check/Money Order Discount: $850 (No processing fees) Cash Discount: $765 To register with cash, money order or check for a tuition discount, please send us an email at: You can review our tuition policies here: https://herbalmedics.academy/about-us/tuition-policies/ The full course includes all of the following skills: Legal definitions and introduction to Wilderness Medicine Working in a chronic vs. acute disaster situation 1, 2, 3 person carries and stretcher carries, improvisation with limited equipment Common backcountry Injuries – The ankle, OTTAWA Rules, establishing CSM Bandaging/Taping Techniques #1: Ankle wrap (lecture and hands-on) Shock, Types, Herbs for Shock.  Bio-regional Plant walk Introduction to knots and lashings Bandaging/Taping Techniques #2: Head Injuries (lecture and hands-on) Primary Survey Secondary Survey (lecture and hands-on practice) Bio-regional Herb Lesson: Decoctions in the field Herbs for Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat Ailments in the Field Patient Carries: Cocoon wrap (demo and practice) Herb Lesson: Percolation tincturing in the field (demo and hands-on practice) Bandaging/Taping Techniques #3:  Shoulder to Ribs Slings Bandaging/Taping Techniques #4: Occlusive Dressings and their uses  Bandaging/Taping Techniques #5: Compression Bandages (demo and practice) Bandaging/Taping Techniques #6: Field Expedient Tourniquets (lecture, demo and practice) Pelvic Injuries Bandaging/Taping Techniques #7: Buddy Splinting (demo and hands-on practice) Bio-Regional Plant Walk Bandaging/Taping Techniques #8: Traction Splints Open vs. Closed Fractures (lecture) Mini Scenarios (hands on practice of skills) Wound and Infection Management Lecture 4 Stages of Wound Healing

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