**This course begins 1/9/17 and is held live, Monday evenings, 7 to 9 pm CST. All recorded material is archived and accessible throughout the course, and for this reason, we leave registration open for late-coming students for the first 4 weeks of the course.
Handling resources, staff & clients in austere or post-disaster conditions.
As part of the Emergent Responder program at Herbal Medics Academy, there are (3) 12-week long online courses that cover critical information that will help an herbal medic or other health care personnel to set up and efficiently run an emergency or health clinic in less-than-ideal situations.
AMBULATORY & EMERGENCY CARE 1.
Online, Monday evenings, 7 to 9 pm, CST, January 9 – March 27th, 2017.
THE EMERGENCY CLINIC ORGANIZATION & MANAGEMENT.
Online, Archived materials, begins May 2017.
AMBULATORY & EMERGENCY CARE 2.
Online, Monday evenings, 7 to 9 pm, CST, September 11 – November 27th, 2017.
Tuition: Each section is $310. There is a cash/money order discount of $10 if tuition is mailed in.
Bundled Tuition Discount: Regular tuition for all 3 sections is $930 if paid individually. If paid in full, in advance, the bundled tuition is $775. (saves $155) You can email firstname.lastname@example.org for bundled tuition options.
HOW TO REGISTER
To sign up using a credit card, visit our Square store
To sign up with Paypal, use the Paypal store link
To register with cash, money order or check for the cash discount, please send us an email at:
What is in this 12-week course? Ambulatory & Emergency Care 1
Week 1 & 2: Bandaging and Splinting Skills – skills and techniques for sturdy wound dressings that stand up to wear, tear, and environmental mess. also includes making and sterilizing bandages, improvised materials, and alternative techniques for austere situations.
Week 3 & 4: Long-term Wound Management – preventing and managing infection, dealing with deep wounds that have prolonged healing times, managing wounds in non-sterile environments, to stitch or not to stitch.
Week 5 & 6: Supporting Chronic Illnesses and Community Health, Ambulatory Care – dealing with pre-existing illnesses, especially in light of a lack of access to pharmaceuticals.
Week 7 & 8: Pain Management – the physiology of pain and various methods for managing acute and chronic pain when pharmaceutical pain management is not available. includes identifying and preparing plants that are useful for pain management.
Week 9 & 10: Emergency Psychiatric Care - managing pre-existing psychiatric conditions, especially in light of a lack of access to pharmaceuticals. sudden withdrawal from psychiatric meds, necessary restraint, compassionate care, preventing self-harm, and safety concerns for staff and other clients.
Week 11 & 12: Infectious Disease – managing infectious disease in austere conditions, including bacterial, viral, fungal, and mosquito/bug-borne diseases.