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Medical Trainings

It is important to be prepared for an emergency in the backcountry! Therefore, the TRTA hosts a variety of medical trainings such as Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, and CPR for our Guides, Crew Leaders, and the community throughout the year. These are hands-on courses designed to give participants the necessary skills to stay safe while on the Tahoe Rim Trail. For all inquiries regarding medical trainings, please call (775) 298-4485 or

Join Lake Tahoe Community College for a 2-day Wilderness First Aid workshop on April 1st and 2nd. This workshop covers the basic principles of patient care in a remote setting including patient assessment, circulatory, and nervous systems, musculoskeletal systems, fractures, and extremity splinting techniques. Other topics include: lightning injuries, heat and cold injuries including Hypothermia and Heat Stroke. Assessment drills will be emphasized to maximize hands-on learning. Basic lifting, moving, and extrication techniques will be taught and practiced. Gain confidence in your ability to respond to emergencies in the backcountry in this short cause that will challenge your thinking and give you decision making skills and practice. This workshop is intended for those who are outdoor enthusiasts on day drips or short adventures.

Tahoe Rim Trail Association Qualified Guide or Crew Leaders, please call the CONNECT office to register at 530.541.4660 x 717

Cost: $145

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Event Date 04/01/2017 08:30 am
Event End Date 04/02/2017 05:00 pm
Cut off date 03/31/2017
Capacity 16
Individual Price $145.00
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$255 (Non-TRTA Members) and $235 (TRTA Members)

Join the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS for a two-day Wilderness First Aid course. Whether you're a guide, an outdoor enthusiast or you work in a remote environment, this course will give you the skills you need to respond to a backcountry emergency when help is delayed.

Event Date 04/22/2017 08:00 am
Event End Date 04/23/2017 05:00 pm
Cut off date 04/17/2017
Capacity 30
Registered 17
Individual Price $255.00
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