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.
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.)