Water Emergency Scenarios Level 1: SMSKN
Are you prepared for handling the unexpected on the water? Basic knowledge of first aid and practice in handling common mishaps and unexpected situations can improve your confidence and your margin of safety. This class is designed for those who have little or no first aid training (If you are WFA, WFR, or WEMT certified Level 2 is for you). This half-day session introduce you to the basics of emergency care and how to manage common injuries on the water.
North Star Adventures is offering a special day of training for members of SMSKN on June 17, 2023. The 5-hour course is designed to develop and support practice of skills for basic first aid and common on-water emergencies. Topics may include but are not limited to: fundamentals of wilderness first aid afloat, on-land emergency scenarios, handling incapacitation or injury on the water, incident management and more!
There will be limit of 12 participants. Fee: 70.00. If you are a member of SMSKN contact them for the code to get your discount.
We will be launching Mitchell Field in Harpswell. Please be at the launch and ready to go by 10:00am.
Trip Level: Novice. Participants should have experience with wet exits and re-entry.
Bring: Sea kayak, paddle, PFD, Spray skirt, lunch, and water. Dress appropriately for cold water immersion, with temps typical for July in Maine.
OPTIONAL: tow belt or contact tow line.