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Wilderness Medicine Workshop: Managing Blisters & Cuts

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Overview

  • Group size: 8
  • Instructor: REI Specialist

Blisters and cuts happen all too frequently in the backcountry. Knowing how to properly treat them is a must for all outdoor adventurers. In this hands-on workshop, you'll practice the best blister care techniques and learn how to manage lacerations and abrasions. The next time you find yourself with a situation on your hands, you'll be ready to take action! Participants should wear shoes with laces. If you want to learn about additional first aid topics in-depth, check out a two-day Wilderness First Aid class facilitated by our partners at NOLS.

    Notes

    This is part 1 of 2. Please use the link below for part 2: Managing Breaks & Strains. There will be a 30min break between programs for lunch.


    West Hartford REI

    1417 New Britain Ave, West Hartford, CT 6110

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