Outdoor Program hosts course in wilderness first-aid

Outdoor Program hosts wilderness first-aid training in April

Contact: Jerry Isaak | EOU Outdoor Program Coordinator
541-962-3621 | gisaak@eou.edu

March 16, 2012
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – A training program in wilderness first-aid is coming to EOU April 14-15. Hosted by the university’s Outdoor Program, the Wilderness Medical Associates Wilderness First Aid Course will offer an introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills.

Professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience will lead the training, targeted for the outdoor enthusiast embarking on day trips or short adventures. Participants will receive certification in Wilderness First Aid and Adult CPR upon successful completion.

Registration is $200 for EOU students or $225 for community members and includes course materials. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Written consent of a parent or guardian is required for anyone under the age of 18. The course is limited to 28 participants.

Contact the Outdoor Program at 541-962-3621 for further information, or visit www.eou.edu/outdoor/wilderness-first-aid-course.

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