Wilderness First Responder Program

Wilderness First Responder Program

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Course details:

Wilderness First Responder program

Course cost includes the Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Textbook and the Wilderness First Aid Textbook

Location:

Central Ontario (exact location TBD) 

Duration: 80 hours

This course runs from 8am to 6pm on weekends.

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. 

Prerequisites   

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

Completion

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

Certification   

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

Course Content   

The wilderness First Responder

Planning

Responding the 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

Shock

Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma

Musculoskeletal injuries

Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries 

Head and spinal injuries

Acute and chronic illnesses

Poisoning

Wildlife

Environmental illnesses

Pregnancy, labour and delivery

Special populations

Mental and emotional health and wellness

Reaching, lifting and extricating patients

Extended care

Transportation

Arranging transfer

Multiple-casualty incidents

Pharmacology

Workplace considerations

Occupational health and safety

 

Includes BLS