Caver First Aid Course to be Held in Kentucky

February 13, 2015 / Kentucky, United States, North America
First Aid Station.

First Aid Station.

A caver first aid class is being organized for Saturday, March 21st in Kentucky.

Sponsored by the Kentucky Karst Conservancy and the Fort Knox Grotto, the event will teach students patient assessment, specifically emphasizing the ABC’s of first response. Following the theory section, the group will move into a cave to practice their new skills. The class will end with a debrief of students’ performance.

Instructing the class will be caver Matt Nagel, who served twenty years as a light infantry combat medic in the US Army. Serving several tours in different places around the world, Matt has learned many lessons in the field. Now retired from the Army, Matt has gone back into the medical field and now works at Ireland Army Community Hospital.

The cost of the essential course is $15.00 and students will need to bring their own lunch.

Don’t wait to sign up, class size is limited to twenty four students and KKC and FKG members will be given priority.

For more information or to sign up visit the Kentucky Karst Conservancy website.

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