Wilderness First Aid

Our basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid & CPR is for remote workers or outdoors people who work or play in isolated or wilderness settings and need to respond to emergencies when advanced care is not immediately available. The course covers material in Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR, special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas and strategies to provide extended care for up to 24 hours.

Class begins at: 5:30 on Friday, 9:00 on Saturday & Sunday


Wilderness First Aid Certification

Duration:

20 hours - 2 1/2 days for full certification course

Instructor:

Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, or Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor Trainer

Prerequisites:

Participants should be in good health and physical condition. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Price:

$250.00

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skill demonstration, 1 evaluated scenarios, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification:

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


Wilderness First Aid Recertification

Duration:

8-10 hours; includes CPR Level C

Recertification Prerequisites:

Current Red Cross full certification (WFA), valid within 3 years

Price:

$165.00

Completion Requirements:

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

Recertification:

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

Recommended for:

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

What you will learn:

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


  • Take home material:

    Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide
    Certification card (upon successful completion)
    Certificate (upon successful completion)




    Register for Wilderness First Aid with CPR C on the available dates below.





    Register for Wilderness First Aid (Recertification) on the available dates below.

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