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    Wilderness First Aid


    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.

    This course is for individuals that work and/or spend significant time in a wilderness environment, or lead groups in a professional capacity.

    This course is recognized by WSIB for workplace first aid requirements under reg. 1101.


    Course fee includes Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Field Guide and certification.


    Duration: 40 hours (more than 50% of course taught in non-urban outdoor setting).


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


    Certification: 3-year certification in Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED Level C (This certification was formally called Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid)


    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



    If this course isn’t what you are looking for, try following other outdoor courses:

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    Additional information


    July 3-7, 2023, August 28 – September 1, 2023