Originally published at: https://accvi.ca/events/remote-first-aid-course/
Date: December 1-3, 2023
Time: (Day 1) 5:30pm-9:30pm, (Days 2 & 3) 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: (Day 1 indoors) Alert First Aid 920 Johnson Street (Days 2 & 3) Eagle Beach Shelter at Elk Lake
Location details: Eagle beach shelter is next to the rowing club at Elk Lake. Meet the instructor at the parking lot by 8am (parking lot at rowing club).
Canadian Red Cross Remote First Aid – This fun and interactive 20-hour course is a must for anyone who spends more than an hour away from medical aid. This course includes trip planning and preparation, adult, child and infant CPR (Level ‘C’), obstructed airway procedures, artificial respiration, use of an Automated External Defibrillator, prevention of disease transmission, and wound management. Recognition and First-Aid treatment for drowning/partial drowning, heart attack and stroke, allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock, hypothermia, heat stroke, bone, muscle and joint injuries, poisons, burns, diabetic emergencies, head and spine injuries, evacuation and transportation, and extended care will also be covered. Participants spend the majority of the course doing hands-on First-Aid and participating in first aid scenarios. By practicing with scenarios, students gain confidence, learn to improvise and react in emergency situations. Price includes a Canadian Red Cross Remote First Aid CPR/AED C field guide and certificate valid for 3 years.