Advanced Wilderness First Aid: July 28-29

Description

Please visit Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors, or call 604-846-1984 to register

This course is designed to prepare you to deal with someone for more than 24 hours. We teach a minimum of 75% of the course out side to create a realistic learning environment. This course has the Standard First Aid and CPR C with AED built into the course. So upon successful completion you will have these certificates built into your Advanced Wilderness First Aid certificate.

Like the WFA course, we add basic shelter construction that is not part of the certificate.

Pre Requisites:
A valid Red Cross Wilderness First Aid certificate (completed within the last year) is required to take this course

Dates:
July 28-29 2018

Location:
Chilliwack, BC

Cost:
$259.95 + GST

Certification:
Red Cross Advanced Wilderness First Aid with CPR C and AED
Valid for 3 years

Itinerary

Location: Chilliwack, BC Cost: $259.95 + GST

Description

Please visit Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors, or call 604-846-1984 to register

Course Content

  • Preparation and Planning
  • Your Health
  • What is the P.L.A.N.T.M.?
  • (when dealing with a person this will help decide if the person should stay on trip, should they should be taken to help by the party, or whether help should be brought to the party)
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
  • Wound Care
  • Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
  • Head and Spine Injuries
  • Environmental Situations
  • Poisons
  • Cold and Heat Related Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Evacuation and Transportation
  • Extended Care

We cover the same material as the WFA course, but with AWFA, the material is more in-depth. On top of the Wilderness First Aid content, we include the following information:

  • Helmet Removal
  • Traction and Realignment of Fractures
  • Tourniquets
  • Pulse Checks
  • Jaw Thrust for People with Possible Spinal Injuries
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Criteria for Discontinuing Spinal Precautions

Gear

A full gear list will be provided by your instructor.

You should be prepared to bring gear to simulate an overnight camping trip