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Trailside First Aid

Date:  March 7, 2020

Time:  9:30 am

Location: Marlborough Community Centre, 3048 Pierce Rd, North Gower, ON K0A 2T0

Cost: $20 to cover cost of refreshments and lunch.

Summary: This course will provide basic instruction in wilderness first aid with special attention to enduro related injuries and accident scenarios. The course will be led by club rider and professional paramedic Dan Shugar. Dan is a club rider with extensive experience responding to traumatic injuries while serving as a primary care paramedic for the City of Ottawa. With over 8 years riding experience, Dan is familiar with the sport of enduro and can bring his recent experience with city’s rapid response team to guide course participants through common emergency scenarios.

The seminar will include both classroom and practical accident scenarios, drills, and practice. Agenda topics include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology 101
  • Patient Assessment System
  • Basic Life Support
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Patient Stabilization and Evacuation

Requirements: As there are a limited number of vacancies (20), prior registration is required. As we expect this seminar to be quite popular, vacancies will be allocated on a priority basis to those members wishing to volunteer as guides/sweeps during club rides. However, everyone with an interest is encouraged to register. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately and come prepared to participate in practical classroom demonstrations. 

Questions? Contact the event organizer, David Bickle.  

Are you willing to volunteer as a trail guide/sweep?
What is your riding skill level?
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