Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments

Wilderness First Aid (Venetie)

YGS worked with NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) to offer “Wilderness First Aid” in Venetie on January 21-23, 2020. Eleven high school students and community members participated in this training.

Participants learned to prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine. This course was intended for people of all experience levels. Participants learned the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions.