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Wilderness and Remote First Aid

This adventurous course is for those who have an interest in sharpening skills and strategies to provide extended care to those in need for up to 24 hours.  A portion of this course is taught in an outdoor setting that requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Participant must be in good health and physical condition.

Intended Audience

Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

Course Overview

„ Planning
„ Your health
„ Assessment
„ Airway emergencies
„ Breathing and circulation emergencies
„ Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes CPR-C)
„ Wound care
„ Head and spine injuries
„ Bone, muscle and joint injuries
„ Sudden medical emergencies
„ Environmental emergencies
„ Poisons
„ Extended care
„ Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Course Prerequisites

Camping gear and food for weekend is not provided. Students must bring their own.

Course Duration

20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible 50%)

Camping gear and food for weekend is not provided. Students must bring their own.

Upcoming Courses

We do not currently have any upcoming sessions of this course scheduled.

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Prerequisites

Please note that greater physical endurance for the scenarios is needed.

 

Required Materials

Canadian Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide (Provided)

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