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Skill Section (Wilderness First Aid)

First Aid sessions are indicated below. You are expected to catch up with missed work and attendance at 15 out of the 17 is required for you to complete your Skill Section requirement of 13 hours over 3 months. Catch-up sessions Thurs 12.45-13.30 or by arrangement.

Lesson Description Resources E G H Notes/Additional Reading
Skill 1 Introduction to Outdoor First Aid      
Cairngorm John pp. 159-164
Campcraft & Wilderness Skills pp. 146-149
Skill 2 The Safe Airway Position         Campcraft & Wilderness Skills p. 151
Skill 3 Minor Bleeding
St. John's Ambulance Worksheet & Answers
       
Skill 4 Major Bleeding        
Skill 5 Practical Scenarios I          
Skill 6 Blisters       Campcraft & Wilderness Skills p. 150
Skill 7 Insects, Bites & Stings        
Skill 8 Dehydration & Heat Illness       Campcraft & Wilderness Skills pp. 154-155, 158-159
Skill 9 Hypothermia
Video: Ray Mears Hypothermia Testing (from c. 9 mins to c. 15 mins)
     
Cairngorm John pp. 96-102
Campcraft & Wilderness Skills pp. 156-157
Skill 10 Practical Scenarios II
 
 
 
 
 
Skill 11 Breaks & Sprains I: Arms Video: NOLS Forearm Splint (Excellent series)       Campcraft & Wilderness Skills pp. 152-153
Skill 12 Breaks & Sprains II: Legs
Video: NOLS Usable Ankle Inury (Taping a sprained ankle)
     
Campcraft & Wilderness Skills p. 150, 152-153
Skill 13 Burns & Scalds
 
      Campcraft & Wilderness Skills p. 150
Skill 14 Practical Scenarios III          
Skill 15 Drowning & CPR Video: Vinnie Jones Hands-Only CPR
 
 
 
Campcraft & Wilderness Skills p. 151
Skill 16 Casualty Management Casualty Monitoring Sheet (from Will4adventure.com)        
Skill 17 PracticalScenarios IV