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Chaos in Emergency First Aid

Video from my recent Wilderness First Responder course

Hey gang. I'm finally back on the blog train after three weeks of field time, guiding hikes in Zion and taking an intense 80-hour Wilderness First Responder course taught by the Wilderness Medicine Institute at the Boulder Outdoor Survival School in Boulder, Utah.

Both Zion and the "Woofer" course were grand, but together they formed a long string of 16-hour days, hence my skimpy blogging.

The Woofer seminar was nine days of full-tilt instruction - and very useful, even for an ex-EMT like myself who went into it with a smugly casual attitude. Above you'll see footage from one short field exercise that required traction splinting a femur and backboarding two patients. We'll post more First Aid videos in the future....and I'll try to stay more current on the dispatches from here forward. Stay tuned. --Steve Howe


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Just so that anybody watching the video embedded in this page knows, it may look easy but it ain't.
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May 20, 2010

I have more of a question to anyone who can answer it,its about a viedo i saw on starting a fire with your cell phone battery, I though that was very very cool, and plan on teaching that to a group of kids in one of my workshops on wilderness surivial skills, I wanted to know about the use of the battery after useing it to start the fire can it be used again in your phone? please send answer to SB.50BEOWULF@GMAIL.COM,

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