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Advanced Wilderness First Aid

Duration: 40 hours minimum (50% of course in non-urban setting). Flexible scheduling options.


Comprehensive First Aid and CPR 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 for groups of people. The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, 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.

Course Content

  • Planning
  • Your health
  • Assessment
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes CPR-C)
  • Airway emergencies
  • 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

Take-Home Materials

  • Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)
Wilderness First Aid (Basic - 20hr) - Iqaluit
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Wilderness First Aid (Basic - 20hr) - Iqaluit

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018 9:00am

Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote...

Wilderness First Aid (Basic - 20hr) - Iqaluit
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Wilderness First Aid (Basic - 20hr) - Iqaluit

Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018 9:00am

Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote...

Advanced Wilderness First Aid - Bridge from Basic - Iqaluit
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Advanced Wilderness First Aid - Bridge from Basic - Iqaluit

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 9:00am

Please note that this course requires an overnight excursion, and students will be responsible for their own personal camping equipment. This includes: ...

Wilderness First Aid (Basic - 20hr) - Iqaluit
Open Seats

Wilderness First Aid (Basic - 20hr) - Iqaluit

Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018 9:00am

Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote...

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