Sept 23-24, Buhl, ID 2-Day Workshop: First Aid, Trauma Techniques, Suturing and Herbal Wound Care + Plant Walk
This will be a two-day course taught by Dr. Jed Adamson and Dr. Patrick Jones. The Workshop will be held in Buhl, ID Sept 23rd & 24th.
Location: The workshop will be held at the home of Dr. Patrick Jones 702 US Hwy 30 Buhl. Same location as the Fairview Veterinary Center nextdoor to McDonald's in Buhl.
About the instructors:
Dr. Jed Adamson is a practicing naturopath and acupuncturist. He is also a licensed massage therapist. He is the founder of the Intermountain College of Natural Healing which certifies practitioners in masssage therapy, naprapathy and Scandinavian mobilization therapy and naturopathic medicine. Dr. Adamson spent many years on an ambulance crew responding to accidents and health emergencies of all kinds.
Dr. Patrick Jones is a practicing veterinarian, clinical herbalist and traditional naturopath. Because of his veterinary credentials, he has had the opportunity to address medical and trauma cases that most herbalists wouldn't treat. Rattlesnake bites, trauma, shock, gunshot wounds, gangrene and systemic illnesses of all kinds make up his normal, daily practice. Dr. Jones is the founder of the HomeGrown Herbalist School of Botanical Medicine and has an evangelical zeal to help others learn to use medicinal plants to improve their health and even save their lives.
Day 1 (9/23) 9 am - 5 pm- Dr. Jed Adamson Trauma Assessment and Treatment
The legal ramifications of administering first aid.
The "ABCs": Airway, Bleeding and Circulation
Vital Signs: How To Take them and What They Mean
- Pulse, How and Where to Take Them
- Blood Pressure: How to Take It And What It Means
- Temperature: When Is It Important and How to Correct It.
Oxygen: How To Get It And How To Use It
Shock: The Only Killer
The Seven Things You Can Die From And What To Do About Them
Day 2 (9/24) 9 am - 5 pm - Dr. Patrick Jones: Plant Walk, Herbal Wound Management & Suturing
Day 2 will start with an extensive plant walk and tour of Dr. Jones' facilities, clinic and gardens. You will see over a hundred species of medicinal plants and how he grows, processes and uses them in clinical practice. There will be a special emphasis on plants useful for trauma medicine and wound care.
Herbal Wound Management: Burns, Bites and Bullets - How to successfully manage even the most grizzly wounds with medicinal plants
Managing Venomous Bites and Stings: From Bees, Scorpions & Spiders to Rattlesnakes.
Splinting & Suturing
Making Herbal Medicines:Teas, Tinctures, Salves, Lotions, Poultices etc...
Workshop: Herbal Medicine Making and Suturing
After Saturday's plant walk and lectures, you will participate in a hands-on workshop where you will make various kinds of herbal medicines. You will also learn to use basic suturing techniques.