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3 Day Swiftwater Rescue Course

Course:  3-day “River Rescue Technician” certified by Wilderness Rescue International
Dates:  April 20-22, 2018   Hours:  Friday TBD, Saturday TBD, Sunday TBD 
Location: Minam, Oregon
Cost: 3-days $345/person
Contact: Grant Richie 
Email: minamraftrentals@gmail.com     Phone: 541-437-1111   
Lodging:  Rooms and camping available at Minam Motel


This jam packed course is aimed at Professional Rescuers, Firefighters, BLM Rangers, Search and Rescue Personnel, Whitewater Guides, Trip leaders, boaters paddling on more challenging whitewater, and anyone desiring opportunities to develop their rescue skills. Themes of this dynamic course revolve around recognition of hazards, critical judgment, and rescue awareness. Emphasis is placed heavily on self-rescue techniques and approaching rescue scenarios simply and safely.  Apply new and refined skills in mock-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 certified instructors and participants will receive a certificate of completion for “River Rescue Technician.”   


Curriculum:

Standard:    NFPA 1670 & 1006 Technician Level


Prerequisites:    

Required Equipment needed: