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WMI on Swedish Public Broadcasting

By Marco Johnson on 10/19/11 3:26 AM

The second of two WFR courses at Småbo AWPE is underway here in Torpshammar, Sweden and a new group of students are quickly learning important wilderness medicine skills. Today's curriculum included how to immobilize and backboard a patient with signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury and how to package a patient in a litter for evacuation. These wilderness medicine skills also teach students about leadership and teamwork.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, National Outdoor Leadership School, wilderness medicine, WMI of NOLS, WMI, outdoor education, Sweden