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Wilderness First Aid (formerly Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid)

$609.99

Course length: 40 hrs

Price is per person

Wilderness First Aid Upgrade/Bridge (formerly Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid – AWRFA).  Wilderness First Aid includes comprehensive First Aid and CPR/AED techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors of groups of people.

Fast Facts:

  • Includes CPR/AED C
  • 50%+ taught in non-urban setting

Course Dates:

  • Group Courses Scheduled On Demand
  • Email bookings@rightreaction.ca to schedule a group of 6+

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Course Information

Wilderness First Aid (formerly Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid – AWRFA).  Wilderness First Aid includes comprehensive First Aid & CPR/AED techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors of groups of people. The course covers the content from Standard Fist Aid & CPR/AED plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Completion Requirements

  • 100% attendance
  • Skills demonstration
  • 80% or higher on written exam

Take Home Materials:

  • Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide
  • E-Certification Card (upon successful completion)

Certification:

  • 3 year certification in Wilderness First Aid, CPR/AED level C

Course Content:

  • Planning
  • Your health
  • Assessment
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest
  • 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

Right Reaction Requirements

  • Courses must have at least 6 participants.
  • A contract will be emailed to you along with your invoice for group bookings.

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