Sat, Jun 05|
MTB First Aid
Learn how to handle common medical issues on the trail
Time & Location
Jun 05, 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
Winston-Salem, 2301 W Clemmonsville Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27127, USA
About the event
Mountain biking is awesome, but there is a little danger involved and sometimes things go sideways. Do you know what to if someone falls and hits their head or breaks their arm? Could you handle your own injuries out on the trail? If not, then we've got a class for you!
FORBA is honored to have two talented instructors for this class! Dr. Chris Davis and Dr. Chris Peluso are local doctors with Wake Forest Baptist Health. Dr. Davis is Assistant Professor for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Associate Director of the Wilderness Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Peluso also trained in Emergency Medicine and a current Wilderness Medicine Fellow. Both are highly skilled in outdoor emergency situations. They are highly skilled in outdoor emergency situations.
During this class, participants will learn how to deal with:
- Sprains/strains and fractures
- Control major bleeding
- Head injuries
- Snakebites, stings and anaphylaxis (severe allergic reactions)
- Heat exhaustion and heat stroke
The class will be held at the shelter at Hobby Park (Rain or Shine). It's open to the public but you must get a ticket in advance. Capacity is limited so sign up today. All ages are welcome! It's never too early to learn first aid! A $15 donation is suggested to cover the costs of the event and put some money in the pot for future FORBA projects. We'll be providing lunch for all participants (hotdogs, chips, etc.) and raffling off some sweet prizes too.
We are super excited to host this MTB First Aid class and get local riders educated on what to do in an emergency situation. Please come out and bring your friends!
Class + $15 Donation$15.00
Class - No Donation$0.00