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Wilderness First Aid Advanced - Whistler
This course is designed by Sirius Wilderness Medicine and has become a minimum standard for outdoor professionals, guides and instructors who work in a wilderness setting. Course content extends far beyond urban-based first aid programs to include elements inherent in leading groups in the outdoors and guiding wilderness adventures.
Special emphasis is placed on:
- accident scene management
- group leadership
- leader responsibility and liability,
- prevention of injuries
- advanced first aid kits
- wound management
- managing the trauma victim
This course counts as a recertification for the WFR 80 hrs course.
May 21-24 2013
Prices are subject to tax
Course manuals, certificate
Participants are to provide their own food and water for the course days. For equipment be sure to bring: Insulation pad, sleeping bag, simple shelter (tent fly, tarp with rope for anchoring), ropes, extra clothing.
Heart Saver Plus(CPR)/AED is available to Wilderness First Aid participants only, as evening session on first day of course (16 and 40 hours) or integrated into course curriculum (80 hours). The cost to add this is $55 plus tax
CPR is a prerequisite for this course.