Wilderness First Responder Program

Wilderness First Responder Program

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Course details:

Wilderness First Responder program

Course cost includes the Wilderness First Aid Textbook


Bowmanville, Ontario

Duration: 80 hours


Quality is our top priority.  It's not just about getting your certificate; we want to make sure you learn the skills, and can perform them under pressure, preparing you for real world situations.  Our instructors are field experienced professionals with a passion for medical response. We go above and beyond to help our students to learn and succeed.   

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About the Wilderness First Responder Course:

The Wilderness First Responder program is an immersive 80 hour program built for rescuers who specialize in decision making, extrication, and transport in remote and wilderness settings.  This program teaches you leadership skills, decision making in non-traditional environments, and the skills to respond and provide care in a remote setting.  Wilderness First Responders are trained to provide care overnight, and up to a few days, as well as evacuation.  

Included in this course is BLS (Basic Life Support) and AED. 



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


3-year certification in Wilderness First Responder, 1-year certification in BLS and AED, from the Canadian Red Cross

Course Content   

The wilderness First Responder


Responding the call

Infection prevention and control

Anatomy and physiology

Scene Assessment

Primary Assessment

Secondary Assessment

Ongoing Assessment

Airway management and respiratory emergencies

Circulatory Emergencies

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation


Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma

Musculoskeletal injuries

Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries 

Head and spinal injuries

Acute and chronic illnesses



Environmental illnesses

Pregnancy, labour and delivery

Special populations

Mental and emotional health and wellness

Reaching, lifting and extricating patients

Extended care


Arranging transfer

Multiple-casualty incidents


Workplace considerations

Occupational health and safety


Includes BLS