Spring 2019

 

ACT 391 – Special Topics: Wilderness First Responder, 2-credits

 

Course Description: Wilderness First Responder covers the fundamentals of emergency care in a non-urban environment, including physiology, injury assessment, short term and long-term care, anatomy, and small group rescues. Wilderness First Responder is a nationally recognized standard for wilderness medicine for outdoor industry professionals in the United State.

 

 

Class Title:

ACT 391 Special Topics: Wilderness First Responder

Class Beginning:

February 4, 2019

Class Ending:

April 17th, 2019

Class Meeting

 

Mondays & Wednesdays afternoon 1:00pm-5:00pm. Field day on April 1st, 6pm-11pm

There is an attendance policy regarding the classroom and field sessions, be sure to check the syllabus to make sure you meet these requirements to pass this course.

 

Location:

Classroom sessions on Mondays meet at Marga Hosaeus Fitness Center room 175.

Classroom sessions on Wednesdays and field sessions meet at the Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 W Lincoln St.

Field Site: TBD

*Locations subject to change

 

Instructor: Ty Atwater

Ty is the director of MSU’s Outdoor Recreation Program.

Ty.atwater@montana.edu

 

Any necessary equipment students provide:

  • Clothing and footwear to be outside in a variety of inclement weather conditions
  • Headlamp
  • Day trip sized backpack

Transportation on field day: transportation is provided and group meets at Outdoor Recreation Center for departure.

 

*Course fees will be used to cover costs of field supplies, equipment and related travel expenses.

 

For more information on these ACT courses contact:

Outdoor Rec. Director: Ty Atwater at Ty.atwater@montana.edu or assistant director Dan Sandberg at Daniel.sandberg@montana.edu

Or

ACT Lead Coordinator: Abbey Holm at abbey.holm@montana.edu