Date Friday 25th September 2020
Time 9am to 1pm
Location Marloth park (exact venue to be announced)
Bookings Cost is R485 per person. Includes all training materials. Limited to 40 participants bookings can be made online. Please remember to book early to secure your place.
Jonathan Leeming is author of Scorpions of Southern African, and southern Africa's foremost expert on spider and scorpion envenomation. He consults for various medical organisations on the topic of arachnid envenomation and speaks at medical conferences.
Copies of Scorpions of Scorpions of Southern Africa can be purchased upon booking. If you already have a copy of Scorpions of Southern Africa, please bring it along to be signed.
The course includes:
This spider bite and scorpion sting first aid course will give the participants the understanding and knowledge to:
No prior knowledge of spiders or scorpions is necessary.
All Covid-19 precautions and guidelines will be adhered to. No mask (a face shield is not a mask), no walk, no exceptions.
This half day course is presented in English. Private courses can be arranged for conservation groups, outdoor clubs and corporates.
Jonathan Leeming is author of 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. Steve Biko Academic Hospital. Swaziland Antivenom Foundation, and various other organisations, and speaks at medical conferences on the subject of envenomation. Best selling author, professional speaker and conservationist, Jonathan brings a fresh and unique insight into the subject of venomous animals and their bites and stings.