Survival First Aid Thailand. Wilderness First Aid Thailand.
2 training days
Prepare yourself for the unexpected with this fun and hands-on introduction to wilderness first aid, taught over two days. It is specially made for the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. This course is delivered in Kaeng Krachan (about 2.30 hours from Bangkok in the Petchaburi province) by professionals (American Heart Association and former military – French Foreign Legion) with significant medical and hostile environment experience.
For companies / team building or individuals who would like to learn how to survive and respond to medical emergencies in the wild or remote areas. Group booking minimum 5 participants.
Course duration: 2 training days. Wilderness First Aid Thailand.
Course structure: Students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations in the wilderness (jungle). Students work with an American Heart Association Instructor and former military (French Foreign Legion) to complete skills practice.
Pedagogic tools: participant manual.
Certification: Participants will be given a First Aid CPR AED (International certificate from American Heart Association or local certificate from Bangkok First Aid) and a Wilderness Survival course completion card after successful completion of training, and valid for 2 years.
PROGRAMME – DAY 1
05:00-08:00_ MOVEMENT BANGKOK – KAENG KRACHAN (Minivan) – Pick up at BTS station Bangwa
08:00-08:15_ WELCOME, RECEPTION_ Camp 1 (Alyssa’s cottage)
08:15-08:45_ PRESENTATION & INTRODUCTION of the 2 days course_ Camp 1 – Classroom
08:45-10:45_ CPR & AED_ Camp 1 – Classroom
10:45-11:30_ PREPARING MISSION_ Camp 1 – Classroom_Geolocation (paper maps, Google earth, Google maps, GPS, smart phone applications), Local Wildlife – Jungle South East of Asia (internet), Weather forecast (internet), Health – Personal Health Check (preexisting medical conditions, allergies, medications)
11:30-12:15_ PREPARING MISSION_ Camp 1 – Hut
Equipment – Bag pack. Wilderness First Aid Thailand.
Equipment – First Aid Kit. Survival First Aid Thailand.
12:15-13:00_ LUNCH and PERSONAL PREPARATION_ Camp 1
Shopping, bags preparation and checks before moving to Camp 2
13:00-14:00_ MOVEMENT TO CAMP 2 in the jungle_ from Camp 1 to Camp 2
1 hour hiking in the jungle
Navigation (Sun at noon, watch with arrows, wooden stick)
Hyperthermia (Heat exhaustion, Heat stroke)
14:00-15:15_ CAMP & SHELTER _ Camp 2
Shelters 3 types (Hammock mosquito net, bamboo igloo, bamboo roof tiles)
Knots. Wilderness First Aid Thailand.
Personal settlement in hammock mosquito net + tarp cover
15:15-16:15_ CAMP & SHELTER_ Camp 2
Cutting & gathering wood and bamboo to prepare fire and camp
How to use a machete (safety rules)
What bamboo to cut? Survival First Aid Thailand.
Serious bleeding management + bandaging + shock management
16:00-17:15_ FIRE_ Camp 2
Tinder. Wilderness First Aid Thailand.
Methods (solar, percussion, friction)
Burns management. Survival First Aid Thailand.
17:15-18:15_ CAMP ORGANISATION_ Camp 2
Spotting and beaconing of the camp before sunset with light sticks (limits)
Selection (geolocation, topography, landscape) and organization of a camp (fireplace, living area, latrines)
Snares – Set several snares before the night around the camp
Snake bites management, Insect bites management (mosquitos, bees, spiders, scorpions) + anaphylactic shock
18:15-19:30_ DINNER_ Camp 2
Rice cooked in bamboo
19:30-22:00_ FREE WORKSHOPS_Camp 2
Bamboo crafts. Survival First Aid Thailand.
PROGRAMME – DAY 2
06:30-07:30_ WAKE UP & BREAKFAST_ Camp 2
07:30-08:30_ WATER_ Camp 2
How to find water
Net – morning dew
Upwelling water from the ground
Water filtering systems
08:30-10:00_ NAVIGATION_ Camp 2
Take a bearing with a compass in the jungle and find a treasure located about 100 – 200 meters straight (2 or 3 groups)
10:00-11:45_ CASUALTY TRANSPORTATION_ Camp 2
Spinal injury management
Splints for dislocations and fractures
Slinks for broken arms
Transportation by stretcher – transportation of the casualty on an improvised stretcher for 100 – 200 meters
11:45-12:00_ Clear away the camps, cleaning, reconditioning
12:00-12:15_ MOVEMENT TO CAMP 1 (Alyssa’s cottage) – By Minivan
12:15-15:00_ RECONDITIONING, LUNCH & CEREMONY
Lunch – Barbecue
Diploma ceremony and conclusion of the course
15:00-18:00_ MOVEMENT BACK TO BANGKOK (Minivan) – Drop off at BTS Station Bang Wa
Total = 2 days