Wilderness Herbal First Aid Course
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR THE RELEASE OF THE NEW DATE AND LOCATION
for your interest in the 2016 Wilderness Herbal First Aid Course.
This course will be taught over three and a half days in July, 2016 in
southwestern Denver, Colorado by Sam Coffman.
Thursday: 5-8 PM - instructor: Dr. Kellie Cooney - topic of instruction: using essential oils during an emergency
Friday: all day - instructor: Sam Coffman
Saturday: all day - instructor: Sam Coffman
Sunday: all day, Instructor: Sam Coffman
Lodging: Camping at Chatfield State Park
WHFA course includes a Wilderness Herbal First Responder guide (written by Sam
Coffman) and is highly focused towards hands-on learning while
combining plant medicine with field first aid in primitive and
post-disaster situations. This class is perfect for the person who
wants to confidently be able to care for sick and injured people in a
variety of medical situations for an indefinite amount of time, and
understand the full range of issues involved in being a successful
herbal medic. Aside from assessment and treatment of injuries and
illness, this class will also immerse the student in learning local
plant identification, preparation, preservation and usage.
The following topics will be covered in this weekend course:
Field hygiene and sanitation
Immediate and long-term wound care in the field
Bone and soft-tissue trauma
Long-range evacuation - survival basics and considerations
Setting up a post-disaster or remote clinic
Acute infectious diseases - viral, bacterial, protozoan and helminthic
Chronic illnesses in the field
The following are included in the fee:
Tuition and all instruction
Daily Park Passes
STUDENTS RESPONSIBILITY TO BRING WITH THEM
Tent and sleeping bag
Transportation to and from the campsite, if not pre-arranged
All food required for the student. This will be the student's responsibility. Food may be prepared over fire or using outdoor camping equipment. Please bring all necessary items to prepare your own meals during this event.
***we are working to secure a more primitive location in the same area as we are currently scheduling this event for. In the event that we are able to change locations, we may be staying further away from grocery stores. It is recommended you bring with you everything you believe you will need for the entire weekend in the event that our location is more remote than the Campground we're currently reserving. Any location change will be communicated with all participants in advance.