WILDERNESS FIRST AID (WFA)

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BOOK NOW Price: $295.00 /per person

BOOK NOW Price: $295.00 /per person

WILDERNESS FIRST AID (WFA)

This course is held in collaboration with Canadian Outdoor Medical Consulting. The Wilderness Advanced First Aid involves at least 20 hours of learning split into 10hr online and 10hr face to face.

Book online or contact our office to ask any questions: 1-604-938-9242 or info@mountainskillsacademy.com

COURSE INFORMATION

This 20-hour wilderness advanced first aid course focuses on the basics of recognizing + managing life and limb threats in remote environments, with a focus on the injuries common to various sports such as mountain biking, ski touring, climbing, and rafting.

The training also includes prevention and treatment of common environmental problems like hypothermia and heat-related illnesses, as well as covering common medical emergencies, choking, drowning and includes a CPR-C certification from the LifeSaving Society.

Our curriculum is based on the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) guidelines and the Wilderness Medicine Education Collaborative (WMEC).

Students can expect a mix of indoor and outdoor learning for the practical outdoor training, please prepare for any weather conditions.

Students can use their own outdoor gear so as to be familiar with the equipment that will be available to them in a real world first aid situation.

Things to bring:
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Weatherproof outerwear for the outdoors portion of the course. Please check the weather forecast each day and dress appropriately.
  • Lunch/Snacks/Water
  • Pen/pencil and notebook (recommended)
  • First Aid/Guide’s pack if you have one

The important details:

Season: Spring & Fall

Duration: 2 Days (10hr online & 10hr face to face)

Location: Whistler or Squamish

Prerequisites: None

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Price: $295/per person

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