Wilderness First Responder Field Scenario, Winter
This video contains numerous segments of short duration; each segment focuses on a wilderness first aid scenario. The victims and responders are all students completing a Wilderness First Responder course provided by Wilderness Medical Associates. Dr. Sally Childs with the School of Recreation Studies and Exercise Science arranged to provide the host site.
Students who complete this course and earn certification are able to administer various wilderness protocols providing life saving techniques specific to:
- acute respiratory distress
- reducing specific dislocations
- clearing the spinal column from possible spinal cord injury
- debraiding wounds and some burns
This was a five day course which took place January 3 - 7, 2011.
As part of the College of Professional Studies at Lake Superior State University, we are proud and excited to provide current information on the four year (baccalaureate) degrees in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Parks and Recreation and Sport and Recreation Management. You will also find information on the Associate Degree for Health Fitness Specialist, a two year program, and minors in Recreation Studies, Sports Marketing, Coaching and Gerontology.
Each school major has a unique plan for professional preparation and provides students a variety of career choices world-wide upon completion.
All school majors focus on challenging students with current research and practices within their discipline and requiring practical application of skills learned throughout their four year program. Each major emphasizes the development of strong communication, leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Undergraduate research, capstone projects and internships comprise the academic experience.
The School of Recreation Studies and Exercise Science graduates are "standard seekers and standard setters" as working professionals!