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Georgia - WFA Women's Woods Weekend

It’s a Women’s Warrior Weekend in the Woods! This is an 18-hour interactive course designed for anyone who spends time in the wild or for anyone who has an interest in improving their medical skills in the wilderness. This is a women’s-only weekend strictly limited to 20 students. 

What to bring?
•Comfortable chair
•Clothing suitable for weather conditions
•Notebook and provided textbook
•Headlamp

Day and night scenarios are a critical learning material and all classes will be conducted rain or shine! Moulage is used as well as real people to promote more real-life scenarios. 

Curriculum covers:
•Basic anatomy and Physiology
•Patient assessment skills
•Recognizing and treating soft tissue injuries
•Muscle and bone injuries
•Head and spinal injuries
•Thermal injuries
•Recognizing and treating shock
•Medical Emergencies in the Wild
•Bites, stings, and envenomations
•Environmental exposure
•Emergency carries and improvised litters

Location?
Georgia Bushcraft Basecamp
1150 Carruth Road
Watkinsville, GA, USA

THIS COURSE IS APPROVED BY:
•American Safety and Health Institute
•Georgia Dept of Public Health, Office of EMS and Trauma
•Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training
•National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Food & Lodging:
For students who choose to camp for the weekend, primitive sites are available for this course at NO CHARGE. Water is available on site, as well as solar showers. Gas and charcoal grills are available but meals are not provided! We can maybe coordinate bigger meals and pool funds closer to the event or do a potluck! 

Please post any event-related questions on here!

Mark, the OffGrid Medic team and I are so excited you are ready to share our passion for wilderness medicine! 

https://www.offgridmedic.com/classes/2017/6/20/wilderness-first-aid-ffpt6-866dt
Here is the link you to purchase and reserve your spots! We will cap event at 20 women, but if there is additional interest we may evaluate another weekend. 

I also plan to upgrade any ladies signing up that are interested to Wilderness First Responders within the next year (Spring 2019) through OffGrid Medic as well!
 

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