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Wilderness Medical Training

Snakes and Scrapes


Are you prepared?

What happens if an emergency happens to you, a family member, or a friend, while you are in the wilderness? Do you know how to safely respond to a life-threatening injury?

Gain peace-of-mind in learning the same life-saving skills taught to outdoor professionals across the country. This fast-paced program will teach you skills for responding to trauma and snake-related emergencies in the backcountry. A blended course of classroom learning, skills labs, and outdoor scenarios for hands-on practice.

The proceeds from this class go to Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing mountain rescue services to the people of Maricopa County and Arizona.


Topics covered in this course include:

  • Patient Assessment System

  • Principles of Splinting

  • Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Stopping Life Threatening Bleeds

  • Treating Snake Bites

  • Live demonstration of venomous snakes, including many found here in the Sonoran Desert

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