BSO First Aid Made Easy - Heat and Cold injury

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Equipping yourself for any eventuality on an adventure doesn't just mean packing your baselayer, waterproof and head torch. It means equipping yourself with the skills necessary to deal any situation.

Suitability: This course is aimed at adults but older children/teenagers welcome.

Heat and Cold injury:

The most common cause of outdoor sports medical problems. Even in the UK exposure, hypothermia and heat exhaustion are surprisingly common. During this seminar we will learn about preventing and treating various exposure related injuries, both in the UK and in more extreme climates.

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Recommended kit

None needed - just bring along your enthusiasm!

Meeting times and logistics

This is an onsite activity. Meet at the SofA desk 10 minutes before your course starts.

Course info card Description
Provided By UltraMedix
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Student / Instructor Ratio 12:1
Location Thornbridge Outdoors
Min age Aimed at adults although sensible older children/teenagers welcome

General advice

  • The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
  • To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
  • Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
  • Course times indicate the time you will be leaving from your meeting point to returning to it.
  • Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
  • For courses offsite you will have to provide your own transport.
  • Courses will start without you if you are late.
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