We are running the first wilderness first aid course designed specifically for paraglider pilots, guides and instructors. It will be held with Jocky Sanderson on 13-14 January 2018 at the Flight Park in Keswick. The course is endorsed by the BHPA and will cover:

Preparation and Prevention

    • Accident prevention
    • Optimising the body for flying performance
    • The paragliding environment (sun, cold and high altitude)
    • Preparing for expeditions
    • First aid kits
    • Accident simulations

Scene Management

  • Scene safety
  • Group dynamics
  • Communication
  • Working with rescue services

Casualty Care

  • Securing and moving casualties
  • Assessment
  • Haemorrhage control
  • Airway management
  • Spinal injuries
  • Pain management
  • CPR in the wilderness

After an Incident

  • Follow up and debriefing
  • Insurance and repatriation

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