Brush County Medicine & Survival Conference

ARE126 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Often low frequency-high risk incidents occur in the brush country. This conference addresses medical issues as it relates to hunting, response to assist or treat hunting related injuries (ie. insect/snake bites, gun shot, hunting preparation emergency survival, heat related illness, emergency medical care).


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the approaches needed when faced with heat related illness.
  • Identify what you need to survive the brush county by gathering essential material and preparing a Emergency Survival Kit.
  • Discussion on how to become more adept at rendering emergency medical care in the brush country environment which can be remote to be able to quickly get medical attention.
  • How to prepare water purification and survival kits.
  • What to do if caught in a flash flood or get struck by lightning.
  • How to treat injuries such as snake bites, spider bites, poison ivy, foot blisters
  • Native Edible Plants to use for survival
  • How to treat eye, ear, nose and throat injuries while out in the brush county.
  • How to treat wounds and orthopedic injuries.
  • Legal issues while out in the brush country.
  • What is needed when lost out in the brush.

Suggested Audience

Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Border Patrol, Hunters & the Hunting Industry in South Texas.

Other Information

The conference offerings differ from year to year. Please refer to the flyer posted on for scheduled dates and class offerings. (Note: This conference may yet to be scheduled, therefore a flyer may not yet be posted.)

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]