PE 235 TRIP PLAN & RISK MGMNT • 1 Cr.

Description

Explores the leadership dynamics of risk management including recognizing hazards, decision making, site assessment checklists, accessibility and backcountry first aid requirements.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify real and perceived risks associated with select adventure activities
  • Distinguish between levels of risk within specific areas
  • Develop a risk management plan proposal
  • Develop risk checklists for specific adventure sites
  • Identify potential risks associated with human error
  • Develop contingency plans when risk exceeds benefits
  • Manage groups traveling in the outdoors safely
  • Develop strong critical thinking skills and judgment in wilderness situations