Re: Backcountry Emergency: Evaluation
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Sun, 4 Jun 1995 09:36:11 -0400
On Sat, 3 Jun 1995, Norman J. MacLeod wrote:
> Personally, I am a very strong advocate of all adult Scout and Guide Leaders
> becoming trained to at least the level of a wilderness first responder
> (WFR). Courses to meet this requirement are fairly readily available
> throughout large portions of North America, and similar courses are offered
> in Europe, Australia, and several other countries that have large areas of
> territory that is fairly remote from the nearest hospital. There are also
> EMT-W (Emergency Medical Technician - Wilderness) courses available for
> people who have completed at least basic EMT training, which is readily
> available in the USA.
About how many hours of training do these courses entail?
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City