Snake Bite Compression Bandaging Practice

Snake Bite Compression Bandaging Practice

Sat 24th Feb 2024

Completed

Part-day walk, Training

What do you do if a snake bites you on the butt? Join qualified Wildlife snake handler and educator Allan Donnelly on a relaxed walk in Farrer Ridge Nature Reserve. During a break, Allan will talk us through his snake bite protocol. We will then split into pairs and practise compression bandaging (not on a butt!) and immobilisation/being the patient, under his supervision. For leaders only. Bring your snake compression bandage with you (it’s best kept in an easily accessible part of your pack). Do your pre-reading here: https://www.bungendorepodiatry.com.au/_files/ugd/f771cd_1ccfa54b00894e459a524598fa5e053b.pdf.

Allan will also cover blister prevention and management. Allan is a practising podiatrist and experienced bushwalker.

Additional Information

Booking deadline

Thu 22nd Feb 2024 07:00pm

Length

Short

Terrain

Easy

Distance (km or hrs)

3 hours

Ascent

120vm

Terrain information

Management trails, footpads, mild scrub

Transport information

Drive yourself. Location to be advised


A walk or similar activity with a duration of a day or part day. No overnight gear required.

Date and Time

Start: Sat 24th Feb 2024 @ 09:00am
Approx Return: Sat 24th Feb 2024 @ 12:30pm
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