Syllabus for the WFAC
WFAC Topics and Exercises
"...there wasn't a dud lecture or worthless exercise in the entire 30 hours!"
- Rocky C.
Head and C-spine injuries
Roller and triangular bandage demo
Eye, face, and
Level of consciousness
Control of bleeding
Taking vital signs and medical history
Support taping demo and practice
Mini-scenario/ secondary survey review
Introduction to accident simulations
Five accident scenarios with moulage
Simulation lessons learned
Mountain sickness, HAPE
Students splint an injury with materials on hand:
climbing web, foam pads,
and a snowshoe.
Strains and sprains
Fractures and dislocations
After learning when evacuation is appropriate, students watch led instructor, Steve, secure a 'victim' in an 'alpine basket' before rescuers transport
Organizing the response/working with Search and Rescue
Patient manager role