Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Seminar

1pm to 3pm, 7th November 2021, Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Date 7th November 2021

Time 1pm to 3pm

Location Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Bookings This event is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines.

  • Adults ( Under 65 years of age) R275
  • Pensioners (65 years and wiser) R250
  • Children (12 years and younger) R225

Bookings online. Places are limited so please book early to avoid missing out on this event. 10% of these fee will be donated to Friends of Kloofendal Nature Reserve to promote conservation efforts in the reserve.  

Details

This Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation provides a structured framework that provides the understanding and knowledge that will greatly reduce the risk of being stung by a scorpion, and provide the ability to create the best possible outcome, should a scorpion sting occur in both humans and pets. 

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first responder.
  • 4 Principles of living or working where venomous animals occur.
  • Zone risk assessment.
  • Medically important scorpions 
  • Common harmless scorpions 
  • Venom.
  • Envenomation.
  • Antivenom.
  • Responding to an emergency.
  • Emergency Response Plan.

This framework of understanding can be applied anytime and anywhere, does not require any special equipment. Participants get access to exclusive scorpion sting online resources that will help them implement what they learn. Developed and presented by Jonathan Leeming.

Outcomes

  • Prepare for a scorpion sting emergency. 
  • Greatly reduce the risk of being stung by a scorpion.
  • Understand where scorpions can be found and why.
  • Identify medically important scorpions.
  • React to an encounter with a scorpion in the correct manner. 
  • Respond competently in case of a scorpion sting

This event is suitable for all ages. Consists of a 1.5 hour lecture and 30 minute question and answer session.

Copies of Jonathan's books will be available for purchase at this event. They can also be purchased online when making a free booking for the event.

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Jonathan Leeming

Jonathan Leeming is a best selling author, international speaker and award winning conservationist. He has written 9 books (Scorpions of southern Africa, Scorpions of Sabi Sands, Spider & Scorpion Risk Assessment, Venomous Animal General Awareness, Risk Assessment & First Aid, Antivenom Management, General Awareness, First Aid Guide To Spider Bites & Scorpion Stings). 

He consults for the Poison Information Helpline, various organisations and speaks at medical conferences on the subject of envenomation.  Jonathan brings a fresh and unique insight into the subject of venomous animals and their bites and stings.
Jonathan is a proud recipient of a 2020 Eco-Logic Environmental award for his One World Book and associated presentations, workshops, activities and free resources.

If you run an organisation or community group and would like an event, then email me on info@JonathanLeeming.com I offer generous discounts for community groups, and can arrange an event at your venue, or arrange a venue. Events are priced according to your budget and requirements. 

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