Often low frequency-high risk incidents occur in the brush country. This conference addresses medical issues as it relates to hunting, response to assist or treat hunting related injuries (ie. insect/snake bites, gun shot, hunting preparation emergency survival, heat related illness, emergency medical care).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements.
TopicsRecognize the approaches needed when faced with heat related illness.+Identify what you need to survive the brush county by gathering essential material and preparing a Emergency Survival Kit.+Discussion on how to become more adept at rendering emergency medical care in the brush country environment which can be remote to be able to quickly get medical attention.+How to prepare water purification and survival kits.+What to do if caught in a flash flood or get struck by lightning.+How to treat injuries such as snake bites, spider bites, poison ivy, foot blisters+Native Edible Plants to use for survival+How to treat eye, ear, nose and throat injuries while out in the brush county.+How to treat wounds and orthopedic injuries.+Legal issues while out in the brush country.+What is needed when lost out in the brush.
Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Border Patrol, Hunters & the Hunting Industry in South Texas.
The conference offerings differ from year to year. Please refer to the flyer posted on teex.org/extension for scheduled dates and class offerings. (Note: This conference may yet to be scheduled, therefore a flyer may not yet be posted.)