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Wilderness medicine courses could save a life
by Tribune Staff
Feb 27, 2012 | 1012 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
INCLINE VILLAGE — This spring, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is partnering with the American Red Cross, Wilderness Medicine Institute, Lake Tahoe School and Crested Butte Outdoors for a series of Wilderness Medicine Courses. These courses will teach the skills needed to respond to a backcountry emergency when help is delayed.

April 5-7: “Wilderness First Responder Recertification,” by Crested Butte Outdoors. Classes to be held at Lake Tahoe School, 995 Tahoe Blvd. in Incline Village.

April 9-13: “Wilderness First Responder,” also at the Lake Tahoe School.

May 4: “Adult CPR & AED”; May 5-6: “Wilderness and Remote First Aid”; and May 4-6: “Wilderness and Remote First Aid & Adult CPR/AED.” These American Red Cross courses will be held at 948 Incline Way in Incline Village.

May 16-17: “Wilderness First Aid,” by the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS. Courses to be held at 948 Incline Way in Incline Village.

For information about fees and to register, visit www.tahoerimtrail.org and search under “Medical Trainings,” or contact Lindsey Schultz at 298-0239 or trails@tahoerimtrail.org.

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