Build your marine first responder skills through creative and unexpected emergency scenarios on palm tree-lined beaches and inside lush rainforests. Travel to a rural community and apply your knowledge while rotating through medical stations in a clinic.
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“This trip has made me much more of a confident person. I loved bonding and being weird with everyone because I realized that I didn’t have to be anything but myself. Learning how to handle emergency medical situations and getting the opportunity to lead has been an amazing experience and I am so thankful to have gone on this trip.” Emily, high school alumna
Three health science credits available through Lesley University.
Course description: This course covers emergency medicine, herbal medicine and issues in public health. The Wilderness First Responder certification is a 72-hour course that includes patient assessment drills, case studies and a final simulation. Mornings are devoted to lectures while afternoons focus on practical hands-on sessions and rescue simulations.
Two medical response certifications available:
25 hours of service learning through projects with clinics and community on health education campaigns. Projects give students opportunities to use the methods learned in class to make real-life contributions to the health of the local community.
Must be at least 16 years old to participate.