San Antonio Wilderness Herbal First Responder Certification

Venue:

San Antonio Wilderness Herbal First Responder Certification

San Antonio,  

Time:

From  2019-04-11 14:00:00  to  2019-04-20 17:00:00
Event Description
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: April 11-20th, 2019 Location: San Antonio, Texas Lodging: Camping is provided free on campus to anyone registered in the course. TUITION INFORMATION Regular Tuition: $850/student, and includes 3 textbooks and certification cards. (Online processing fees) Check/Money Order Discount: $850 (No processing fees) Cash: $765 Early bird pricing: $700 until 2/28/19. (Online prodessing fees apply) Check/Money Order Discount: $700 (No processing fees) Cash Discount: $630 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: Extrication, movement and evacuation techniques in the field Primary and secondary assessment from head to toe Bandaging and splinting techniques from head to toe Taping and stabilizing musculoskeletal injuries for movement and weight bearing in the field Environmental injures (venomous bites & stings, heat, cold and altitude injuries, lightning, drowning & immersion) Burns Land navigation skills Building first aid kits for a variety of scenarios Medicine making, herbal first aid and herbal first aid kits for a field environment Medicinal plant ID walks and field herbalism lectures Field and urban (post-disaster) hygiene and sanitation Sports medicine injury testing and care (short and long term): Dislocations, partial and complete connective tissue tears, fractures, scar tissue Immediate and long-term wound care in the field, including assessing and managing trauma from head to toe and wound & infection management Acute infectious diseases: Viral, bacterial, protozoal, helminthic & fungal.  Gastrointestinal, respiratory, urinary tract, skin. Stabilizing, packaging and transporting injured, including long-range evacuation and survival basics and considerations: improvised stretchers, carries, water rescue Using rope, webbing, knots and lashings Chronic illnesses in the field, including diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular-related illness, arthritis, digestive issues, depression, emotional issues, COPD Medical emergencies Shock and pain management Client history and vital signs, long term management Introduction to basic survival skills Trauma scenarios Post-disaster or remote clinic (trauma, dispatch, command and control center) and apothecary setup Clinical experience: Setting up and working in a remote or post-disaster herbal clinic with actual clients Setting up and running a first aid clinic (remote events, protests, etc.) Three books Three certification cards: 80-hour WFR card (for those completing and passing the full course) ECSI Advanced 40-hour WFA card (for those completing the full course) CPR certification WHFR certificate (92 hour)