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Arctic Skills

A per semester fee for equipment upgrade will be assessed for one or more ARSK, EMS and FIRE courses. Please see the class schedule for details.


ARSK F147A Arctic Survival

1 - 2 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed for those individuals traveling for work or recreation in the Arctic. The focus is on preparation and development of knowledge and skills to cope effectively with the difficulties and dangers to which travelers are frequently exposed. Topics include appropriate survival kits, clothing options, nutrition and hydration needs, shelter construction, signal development, cold weather injuries and safety issues related to modes of transportation. The two credit option includes two field practicums. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Graded Pass/Fail. Special fees apply. Recommended: College level reading skills. (1 - 2+0)


ARSK F147B Arctic Survival

1 - 2 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Designed for those individuals traveling for work or recreation in the Arctic. The focus is on preparation and development of knowledge and skills to cope effectively with the difficulties and dangers to which travelers are frequently exposed. Topics include appropriate survival kits, clothing options, nutrition and hydration needs, shelter construction, signal development, cold weather injuries and safety issues related to modes of transportation. The two credit option includes two field practicums. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Graded Pass/Fail. Special fees apply. Recommended: College level reading skills. (1 - 2+0)


ARSK F170 EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I

6 Credits

How to provide basic life support such as splinting, hemorrhage control, oxygen therapy, suction, CPR and use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs). EMT I is the foundation of all emergency medical training. Mastering of EMT I level knowledge and techniques must occur before moving on to advanced levels. Special fees apply. (Cross-listed with EMS F170.) (4+4)


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