Red Cross Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid Training

Course Duration
Course Description
Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors for groups of people. The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.
 
Curriculum
  • 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
  • Includes any other content required
  • by specific legislation
 
Who should attend?
For those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings.
 
Certification Details
Completion
  • 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification
  • 3-year certification in Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED


Recertification
  • 16–20 hours; includes CPR Level C


Take-Home Materials
  • Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide 
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)
 
Courses
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Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Provider:
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Caledon, Ontario