Natural History Workshop: Safety in the Outdoors

  • Saturday, January 10, 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville, WV


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What: Natural History Workshop:
Safety in the Outdoors

Where: Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville

When: Saturday, January 10, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon

*Cost: $10 for PVAS Members, $15 for General Public

Workshop Leader: Kathy Dilley, RN, MSN, NE-BC

PVAS Host: Debbie Maiorano, Certified Master Naturalist

Emergencies can happen quickly. There may be no time to think about what you should do. 

Join us on Saturday, January 10th, at 10 am to discuss and plan our reactions to emergency situations in the outdoors.

Kathy Dilley, Associate Professor of Nursing Education at Shepherd University will be leading this workshop. 

 Topics that will be covered will include:

  • Cuts and scrapes
  • Nosebleeds
  • Fractures
  • Foreign body
  • Bites and stings
  • Burns
  • Heat stroke
  • Asthma
  • Poisoning
  • Head injury
  • Drowning
Special emergency considerations for the over fifty outdoor enthusiast will be discussed.

The workshop will be informal and will answer any questions or concerns the group may have. Discussion can include children in the outdoors if there is interest or questions. 

Registration is required.

The workshop will be held in the conference room of the business building at Hospice of the Panhandle.

Hospice of the Panhandle is located across from the Kearneysville Food Lion on the old Rt. 9; which is also called Charles Town Rd or Hwy 115.

The physical address is 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430. 

Please contact Krista Hawley at or 703-303-1026 with any questions you may have.

*Refunds are possible only if the class is canceled.

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