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.
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As part of the College of Natural, Mathematical, and Health Sciences
at Lake Superior State University, we are proud and excited to provide current
information on our 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, and Gerontology.
Each 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.