Monday, March 19, 2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
Wilderness First Aid - 18-21 Jan 2018 - Hyderabad
Get certified to administer first aid to save lives in the unpredictable conditions of outbound, outdoors, wilderness and Sports.
The WAFA course comprises of a 28-hour (WAFA) module and a 4-hour Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) module, is accredited by Wilderness Medicine Society (WMS) and American Heart Association (AHA).
The WFA course is conducted by Hanifl Centre, in partnership with AERIE Back Country Medicine, USA.
This is a mandatory certification for Adventure Instructors, Sports Instructors, Outbound Trainers and Outdoor Enthusiasts.
Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification - WAFA
Announcing a internationally accredited and certified WILDERNESS ADVANCED FIRST AID COURSE in Hyderabad
The WAFA course is conducted by Hanifl Centre, in partnership with AERIE Back Country Medicine, USA.
This course comprises of a 28-hour (WAFA) module and a 4-hour Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) module and is accredited by Wilderness Medicine Society (WMS) and American Heart Association (AHA).
ABOUT WILDERNESS MEDICINE
By definition ‘Wilderness’ in the context of ‘Wilderness Medicine’ means when one is at least an hour away from medical help, which effectively in the Indian scenario applies to almost every place, let alone the remote & wild places. “Wilderness Medicine means standard medical principles provided in a context that requires attention to extended contact time with the patient, environmental extremes, treatment with limited and non-specialised equipment that may require improvisation, and the possible lack of communication.”
Patient Assessment & Extended Care
Injury/ Illness Identification & Management, including:
Shock, Spinal, Head, Chest, Wounds, Fractures, Cold, Heat, Lightning, Altitude, Drowning, Anaphylaxis, Bites, Stings, Medical
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Emergency Response Procedures
Integrating classroom instruction with scenario based learning
32 hour curriculum over 4 days
Certification: valid for 2 years
Taught in: English, Hindi
Fees: Rs 12000/- per person -Includes Certification Fee, Tented Stay and Food.
Venue: Keesaragutta - Hyderabad
Dates & Timings:
Thu 18th Jan - Sun 21 Jan 2018
1) Mr. Shantanu Pandit
Instructor at National Outdoor Leadership School, U.S.A. (NOLS)
Instructor of Wilderness First t Aid courses & CPR conducted by Hanifl Centre of Woodstock School, Mussoorie, India and Aerie Backcountry Medicine, Montana, U.S.A.
Senior Outdoor and Experiential Educator
2) Mr Raju Dehpande
Instructor, Hanifl Centre of Woodstock School, Mussoorie, India
Instructor of Wilderness First Aid course & CPR conducted with Aerie Backcountry Medicine, Montana, U.S.A.
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The Hanifl Centre for Outdoor Education and Environmental Study was initially built to extend Woodstock Schools curriculum and to provide a facility and a programme through which students can learn about the Himalaya and develop their skills and knowledge in outdoor education. It continues to contribute to the sustainable development of the region by transmitting an appreciation and understanding of the Himalayan environment to future leaders from around the world. Schools, colleges and universities from around the world visit the Hanifl Centre for semester-long programmes.
AERIE BACKCOUNTRY MEDICINE: aeriemedicine.com Based in Missoula, Montana, Aerie provides wilderness and rural medical training and first aid supplies to over 2,000 students a year throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, Africa and India. Aerie is operating for 20 years with over 10,000 graduates. Aerie is unique in the wilderness medicine training world - small enough to focus on individual students and large enough to be involved in all levels of the outdoor industry and its training needs. All Aerie courses rely on effective, realistic and challenging scenarios
Monday, October 23, 2017
GHAC is calling application from all outdoor enthusiasts who would like to learn outdoor leadership skills required to conduct and lead outdoor activities with GHAC.
Planning, leading, surviving and making decisions in wilderness conditions prepares one for day to day challenges of life. Learning's in the outdoors helps one internalize and personalize the experience and take the them back to their personal and professional fronts. This is the most effective way to develop leaders.
The program focuses on skills that build confidence and competence in leaders conducting outdoor camping and trekking experiences in the wilderness.
This Outdoor Leadership Workshop is a highly selective process to spot and train outdoor enthusiasts to become exceptional Outdoor Leaders.
By attending this workshop, participants will get to learn
• Define the basics of Outdoor Leadership.
• Recognize the Safety requirements for conduct of Outdoor Events.
• Relate to the Group Behavior and Interpersonal skills required to conduct outdoor events.
• Relate to the Judgement and Decision Making Skills in the Outdoors.
• Demonstrate the Outdoor Safety skills required to organize and lead teams with all safety.
• Practice Wilderness Survival Skills, Map Reading and Navigation, Camping Skills, Basic First Aid, Knots and Lashings.
For Whom: Open to individuals aged 18 years and above with a passion for adventure and who want to learn Leadership, Decision Making, Teamwork, Outdoor Skills required to lead adventure and outbound expeditions.
Prerequisites: Active Adventurers who have done 5 Local and 5 Outstation events with GHAC or other Adventure Clubs.
The Rule is relaxed for NCC Cadets with B or C certificate, members with Basic or Advanced Mountaineering, ex-servicemen and experienced active adventure enthusiasts.
Adventure clubs and organisations working in field of outdoor education may also send their nominations if the participants qualify the prerequisites.
How to apply:
1) Apply at http://olp.ghac.in