College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

PRLS 200: Wilderness First Responder

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General Information

Credits: 2

Description:

Examines the role of outdoor professionals in wilderness medicine and the response, care and rescue of outdoor participants in non-urban outdoor environments. Uses the Patient Assessment System (PAS) to assess backcountry patients in an intensive experiential course which addresses the issues of medico legal concerns, blood borne pathogens and infectious diseases. Offered by School of Sport/Rec/Tour Mgmt. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 8 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.