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Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont Wilderness Emergency Medical Responder Course

Date: January 18, 2018 Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Event Description
The Wilderness Emergency Medical Responder Course is ideal for scout leaders, camp counselors and any other youth or outdoor worker. It not only offers hands-on training for dealing with bites, burns and other injuries, but also teaches participants how to manage conditions brought about from extreme temperatures and other outdoor emergencies. Our Wilderness Emergency Medical Responder Course is presented in partnership with the Roane State Community College Continuing Healthcare Education, and meets the Tennessee Emergency Medical Services standards and national registry standards for First Responder training. Upon completion of this course participants will be eligible for National testing, which must be completed separately at a certified testing center, and will also be qualified for listing on the national registry. Cost: $899. Lodging and meals are included, however required course materials must be purchased separately and obtained in advance. Cost for National Park Service employees: $713. Please call 865-448-6709 for discount code. Enter discount code when you register online below. Financial aid for Wilderness Emergency Medical Responder is available through the Louise Barber Endowment.

To apply, send a letter along with your registration form stating how you will benefit from the course, why you need financial assistance, and the amount you are requesting. Special consideration is given to those who work with young people. Send letters to: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont 9725 Tremont Rd., Townsend, TN 37882


Event Location Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
9275 Tremont Road
Townsend, tn 37882
Date/Time Information January 14-21, 2018 multi-day program
Contact Information
Laura Denton
Fees/Admission
$899 - includes instructions, meals and lodging.
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