Courses: Swiftwater Rescue

Swiftwater Rescue
This course is an intensive field training to prepare students to be proficient in swiftwater rescue. Students will explore the rescue hierarchy of reach, throw, row, go. Course topics include hydrology, scene assessment, entrapments, anchors, throw bags, and mechanical advantage. This course is compliant with NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1670 Operations (Water). ADVISORY: WLD 140B or WLD 140C or equivalent skills. Students should be both physically and mentally prepared to spend multiple days on the river. Preparation may include a wet suit or a dry suit. Students should be good swimmers and comfortable in the water.

Course Name: WLD-141A
Departments: Wilderness Education
Course Types: Not Basic Skills [CB08]; Not Coop Work Exp [CB10]; Not Applic-Credit [CB22]
Course Locations: LTCC/On-Campus
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