This online module is designed for outdoor professionals, enthusiasts, or for anyone interested in learning more about this topic. This course is NOT eligible for CME or FAWM.
Drowning is one of the most common causes of backcountry illness, injury, and death. While the number of incidents are increasing globally, many remain ignorant to the correct management of these pathologies. In this module, you will learn how to recognize and describe drowning victims, describe the signs, symptoms, treatment, and evacuation guidelines for submersion injuries, and identify risk factors and prevention strategies of drowning.
The purpose of this module is to help you develop a process that will allow you to overcome obstacles and provide the patient(s) with the appropriate care.
Upon completion, students should: