AMC-SEM Chapter

Paddling First Aid List

  • Butterfly and assorted sizes of band-aids
  • Activated ice pack
  • Meat tenderizer (for insect and jelly fish stings)
  • Insect repellent
  • Aspirin or ibuprofen (ibuprofen better for muscle aches)
  • Antihistamines
  • Tums, Rolaids or Pepto Bismol pills
  • Bandages and antibiotic ointment for cuts and scrapes
  • Sun screen (SPF) 15 or more
  • Tweezers and needle
  • Adhesive tape and sterile gauze pads for bad cuts
  • Elastic bandages to wrap simple sprains and strains
  • Power or corn starch for heat rash
  • Change of warm clothing for hypothermia
  • Space blanket
  • Cellular phone (optional)

All participants in AMC activities are required to sign the AMC waiver form provided by the leader.

Paddlers participate at their own risk.

Happy paddling!

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