Daniel and I just completed a certificate (Snake Awareness and Venomous Snake Handling) course with African Snakebite Institute (ASI).
The course was taught by Johan Marais, an internationally known herpetologist and author of Snakes and Reptiles in Southern Africa.
The courses covered:
Snake Awareness, Scorpion Awareness, Spider Awareness
- biology and behavior, myths, identification
First Aid for Snakebite/Scorpion sting
- basic first aid for snakebite and scorpion sting, medical treatment of snakebite
- Puff Adder, Cape Cobra and Mole-snake.