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Wilderness First Responder

$1,479.99

Course length: 80 hrs

Price is per person

Wilderness First Responder.  Wilderness First Responder is a course designed for Rescuers who specialize in decision-making, evacuation, and transport in a remote or wilderness setting.  The course is suitable for those who work in remote emergency services, remote worksites, ski patrol, search and rescue, and similar.

This course is taught in challenging outdoor environments with varied terrain and risk levels.  Participants are responding as part of a designed team in a targeted capacity where survival may be compromised.  Participants learn skills and strategies for urgent evacuation and, at times, extended care for 5+ days.

Participants will focus on key learning concepts including leadership skills, the expectation to provide care, the use of a professional tool kit and resources, patient extrication and rescue decision-making.

Fast Facts:

  • Includes BLS
  • Prerequisite – Red Cross Standard First Aid and/or CPR C is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • 50% + taught in a non-urban setting

Course Dates

  • Launching March 2021

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  • Please be aware that price is for COURSE ONLY.  Camping fees (if applicable) ARE EXTRA.
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  • Right Reaction will email you full course details about 5-7 days before the course.
  • Courses held in various locations.  Location listed beside course dates.

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Course Information

Wilderness First Responder.  Wilderness First Responder is a course designed for Rescuers who specialize in decision-making, evacuation, and transport in a remote or wilderness setting.  The course is suitable for those who work in remote emergency services, remote worksites, ski patrol, search and rescue, and similar.

This course is taught in challenging outdoor environments with varied terrain and risk levels.  Participants are responding as part of a designed team in a targeted capacity where survival may be compromised.  Participants learn skills and strategies for urgent evacuation and, at times, extended care for 5+ days.

Participants will focus on key learning concepts including leadership skills, the expectation to provide care, the use of a professional tool kit and resources, patient extrication and rescue decision-making.

Completion Requirements

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

Take Home Materials:

  • Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide
  • Emergency Care for Professional Responders Text
  • E-Certification Card (upon successful completion)

Certification:

  • 3 year certification in Wilderness First Responder & BLS

Course Content:

  • Planning
  • Your Health
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Infection Control
  • Assessment
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • Cardiac & Respiratory Arrest
  • Hemorrhaging, Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Head, Neck & Spine Injuries
  • Chest, Abdominal & Pelvic Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Sudden Illness
  • Environmental Illness
  • Poisons
  • Labour, Delivery & Childbirth
  • Special Populations
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Extended Care – 5+ Days
  • Evacuation – Transporting the Patient

Right Reaction Requirements

  • Courses must have at least 4 participants in order to run.
  • Course schedule is subject to change or cancellation without notice.
  • You must pay up front in order to be registered in a course.

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