The course contains the most factual information currently available on medically important spiders and scorpions. It’s designed to equip participants with the knowledge and understanding that when a spider or scorpion related medical emergency occurs, it can be dealt with effectively and quickly.

The course covers identification characteristics, symptoms and recommended first aid treatment. It also answers the questions of when self-medication is an option, or when professional medical assistance is required.

No prior knowledge of spiders or scorpions is necessary. The course incudes:

  • First Aid Guide to Spider Bites and Scorpion Stings.
  • All writing materials.
  • Workbook.
  • Assessment.
  • Refreshments.

This half day course is presented in English. Private courses can be arranged for conservation groups, outdoor clubs and corporates.


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