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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

KPE 207 - Wilderness First Aid

This course provides foundational knowledge and skills needed to deal with medical and traumatic emergencies in remote settings.  Topics include patient assessment, musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries, wound care and infection, environmental emergencies, spinal cord management and moving patients, anaphylaxis and other medical emergencies, and CPR/AED.  Successful completion of this course carries a nationally-recognized Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification, and meets the medical training requirements for being a Registered Maine Guide, Maine Camp Trip Leader, and Maine Educational Leader.

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Alternating years

Credits: 1