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Wilderness First Aid

Duration: 20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible Flexible scheduling.


Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas. Course also offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

Completion Requirements 

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification

3-year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED

Course Content 

  • 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

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