Basic to Advanced Upgrade - 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 recognized by WSIB for workplace first aid requirements under reg. 1101.
20 hours (more than 50% of course taught in non-urban outdoor setting).
All Swift Response courses are taught by field - experienced instructors, trained at an advanced level. All instructors are certified by the Canadian Red Cross.
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
3-year certification in Wilderness First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED from the Canadian Red Cross.
> Your health
> 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
> Extended care
> Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person