Online - Cold-Water Safety & Survival Training for Educators


Date: January 30, 2017 to May 5, 2017

Hours: N/A

Cost: $465 AMSEA Tuition, $60 Books (optional), $130 UAS Technology Fee

Location: Online

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287


This course is web-based and requires online discussion. Course assignments are submitted online and graded throughout the semester. This training is designed for schoolteachers and others who work with youth. Successful completion of this course certifies one to teach AMSEA's K-12 curriculum, Surviving Outdoor Adventures. Participants will also come way with lesson plans they can use with their own students. Two 593 continuing education credits may be applied for through the University of Alaska Southeast.


Instructor Marian Allen will cover:


  • Cold-Water Safety & Survival

  • Outdoor Preparedness

  • Hypothermia

  • 7 Steps to Survival

  • PFDs

  • Immersion Suits

  • Minimizing Flooding

  • Rescue Techniques


  • Emergency Signals

  • Risk Assessment & Management

  • Methods of Instruction


This course focuses on implementing AMSEA's four-volume, Surviving Outdoor Adventures, curriculum for use in the classroom, pool, open water, and other settings.  Completion of this course PLUS a teaching practicum qualifies the participant to checkout safety & survival gear, as well as other teaching aids from AMSEA's extensive lending library collection. A practicum can be scheduled on an individual basis after the class.


Give your students the training they need to survive outdoor emergencies!

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