Panhandle Chapter Offering Wilderness Medicine Training.

The Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be offering a wilderness medicine course designed for anglers. When you venture away from the road, you may need more training than provided in a basic first aid course. This 8 hour course, taught by an instructor from Longleaf Wilderness Medicine, will address the specific needs of anglers on water.

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The morning session will cover CPR, submersion injuries, hypothermia and cold injuries, bites and stings

The afternoon session will cover musculoskeletal injuries and splinting, wounds and wound care (including hook removal), ear, nose and teeth injuries, and first aid kit building.

The course will be held in Sandpoint on Saturday, February 8th and will be split into two four hour sessions with a break for lunch. Cost is $44. and open to all TU members. Please contact Chapter President Don Childress with any questions or to enroll, (208)255-7928 or at dwc1rsc@televar.com.

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