SnowAID is for snowboarders and skiers looking to gain a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries that are specific to winter. Candidates will spend 1/2 day in the classroom and 1/2 day outside applying their new skills. Training can be tailored to inbounds and out of bounds environments.
Ideal Candidate(s): Snowboarders and Skiers, Snowboard Coaches,Ski Coaches, Trip Leaders and Backcountry enthusiasts.
Certification Currency: non- certification
Skills and Knowledge
- Casualty Assessment
- CPR A and AED certification
- External Bleeding
- Snowboard and Ski Specific Injuries (Shoulder/Clavicle, Wrist, Knee, and Head)
- Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
- Spinal Management
- Choosing your FAK
- RIDE Plan
- Chest and Abdominal Injuries
- Bone and Joint Injuries
- Environmental Illnesses