WILDERNESS AND REMOTE FIRST AID 20h and (recertification 40h)

Location: The Outaouais Region
Duration: 20 hours
The price includes: manual and certification, but does not include taxes and accommodation

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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.

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

Completion Requirements

  • 100% attendance
  • Skills demonstration
  • 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification

  • 3-year