Wilderness First Aid Course

Originally published at: Wilderness First Aid Course – Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Island Section

Contact: Dylan Gothard <dylan.gothard@gmail.com>

Typically, the course is ran over Friday evening (4-hours) and Saturday/Sunday at Elk Lake (8:00am-4:30pm). .
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.
Minimum 8 participants needed to run this course. Max 12 participants.
Price for this course will be $295.00 +GST/person
Price includes RFA Field Guide and certificate valid for 3 years
We are awaiting for clarification regarding course subsidies for ACC-VI members. Please email Dylan for details.

Just want to boost this as registrations are currently low - sign up and learn how to take care of injuries!