Essential Scorpion Sting First Response

Developed and presented by Jonathan Leeming

Introduction

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

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first responder.
  • Risk assessment.
  • 4 Principles of living or working where scorpions occur.
  • Venom.
  • Medically important scorpions.
  • Non-medically important scorpions.
  • Envenomation.
  • Antihistamine, antibacterial and 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 related online resources that will help them implement what they learn. Developed and presented by Jonathan Leeming.

Presentation

  • Developed and presented by Jonathan Leeming.
  • Duration is 45 minutes.
  • This presentation can be presented online as a virtual presentation. 
  • Participants get access to exclusive scorpion sting related online resources that will help them implement what they learn.

Outcomes

  • Understand how to reduce the risk of being stung.
  • Prepare for a scorpion sting emergency. 
  • Identify medically important scorpions.
  • React to an encounter with a scorpion in the correct manner. 
  • Respond competently in case of a scorpion sting.  

Ideal for?

  • Everyone who enjoys the great outdoors!
  • Field guides and lodge staff.
  • Employees who work in areas inhabited by scorpions. 
  • Conservationists and field workers.
  • Hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners. 

Available As A Virtual Presentation

This presentation is available as a virtual presentation. There are also downloadable resources for this presentation.  If you are not sure about virtual prescient then please click on the button below.
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Jonathan Leeming

Jonathan Leeming is a best selling author, international speaker and award winning conservationist. He has written 9 books including his best seeling book, Scorpion of Southern Africa, and his award winning book, One World  (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.
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