Wilderness & Remote First Aid

This 20 hour course includes all the information of the standard Red Cross First Aid course plus CPR & AED.

It also includes special materials that relates to the wilderness and remote locations including waterproof pocket manual and certification cards.

This course is for those outdoor medical emergencies where you are in a wilderness or remote environment, enabling you to provide patient care for up to 24 hours.

Duration: 20 hours
Completion: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade at written exam
Certification: 3-year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid with CPR Level C*, and AED
Tuition: $225.00

Mandatory equipment required: minimum 1 litre of water, lunch and snacks, rain gear of some kind, clothing suitable for outdoor activity including rolling on the ground and walking through light brush.


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NOTE: Day One (Friday – is in the evening only 7-9 pm)
Saturday and Sunday are long-ish days, 8-5 and there will be a lot of full scenarios, and will be conducted entirely outdoors.

Course Outline
This RED CROSS course takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, and uses Wilderness_First_Aidscenarios to provide realistic training.

You don’t need any pre-training to do this course as we start at the beginning, but some outdoor experience is an advantage.

As the course progresses, you will learn:

Planning and Preparation
Your Health relating to your activity
What Is the P.L.A.N.
Airway Emergencies
Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
Head and Spine Injuries
Bone Muscle and Joint Injuries
Wound Care
Cold and Heat related Emergencies
Environmental Situations
Poisons
Medical Emergencies
Evacuation and Transportation
Extended Care
Trip Planning
First Aid kit Contents
Communication Devices

This course is for those outdoor medical emergencies where you are in a wilderness or remote environment.