Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

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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.

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

The course cost includes book and certificate. 

Duration:

20 hours (more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible 50%)

Location:

This course is taking place at Bruce's Mill Conservation Park in Stouffville Ontario. 

Instructor     

All Swift Response courses are taught by field - experienced instructors, trained at an advanced level. All instructors are certified by the Canadian Red Cross.

Completion    

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