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Swift water rescue course through UVU

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Swift water rescue course through UVU

Post by boberton on Mon 25 Apr 2011, 4:34 pm

Swift Water Rescue Course
Moved to May 14th - 16th

Best Buy for Technical Rescue- THIS COURSE HAS IT ALL: *This jam packed
course is aimed at Professional Rescuers: Firefighters, BLM Rangers, Search
andRescue Personnel, Whitewater Guides, Trip leaders, boaters paddling on
more challenging whitewater, and anyone desiring opportunities to develop
their rescue and rescue awareness. Emphasis is placed heavily on self- rescue
and approaching rescue scenarios simply and safely. Apply new
and rescue scenarios using a minimal amount of gear. These scenarios
create an opportunity for participants to practice skills individually and with a team
context. Scope and content of the course will vary, based upon participant
needs, interests and experience. Topics covered include extricating pins,
using rescue vests, managing strainers, dealing with entrapment,
and proficient swimming skills. This course is delivered by American Canoe Association
certified instructors and Rescue Level 5. skills. Themes of this dynamic course revolve around
recognition of hazards, critical judgment, techiniques refined skills in mock- participants
will receive a certificate of completion from the ACA in Swiftwater. *NO

Course will begin with an evening session at UVU's Outdoor Adventure Center
followed by two days on the Provo River.
Cost is $220, Sign up in the OAC SC103h, UVU Student Center
or call 801-863-7052



Kimberly Reynolds
Outdoor Adventure Center Coordinator
Utah Valley University


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