Remote First Aid - Nanaimo

07aprAll Day09Remote First Aid - Nanaimo20 HOURS - no first aid prerequisites required

Event Details

Comprehensive first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who live or work in a non-urban or remote workplace or community, or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Participants will gain the skills and training required for planning, preventing injury, and promoting individual safety in a remote setting.  Includes strategies for providing extended care in a remote setting 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.

 **Ticket sales will close 1 week prior to the event! For registrations within one week of desired course, please contact our office at info@exploreridge.com or call (604)477-4663.

Duration

20 hours of in class instruction (not including lunch breaks)

Day 1: 6pm – 8pm

Day 2+3: 8:30am – 6:30pm

 

Audience

Individuals who live or work in non-urban or remote workplaces or communities, or in a wilderness environment (2–3 hours from organized health care).

 

Prerequisites

Participant must be in good health and physical condition

 

Completion Criteria

  •       Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
  •       Ability to complete a written, closed book, independently completed knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75%
  •       Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable
  •       Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course

 

Certification

3-year certification in Remote First Aid & CPR C (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

 

Recertification

  •       8-10 hours of teaching time
  •       Proof of current Remote First Aid or Wilderness Remote First Aid certification (or as legislation dictates) required.
  •       Must have access to the most current CRC Remote First Aid participant materials

 

Course Content

 

  •       Planning and assessment
  •       Choking
  •       Breathing and circulation emergencies
  •       CPR and AED
  •       Wound care
  •       Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  •       Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  •       Sudden medical emergencies
  •       Environmental injuries and illnesses
  •       Poisons and wildlife
  •       Extended care and evacuation
  •       Occupational health and safety

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Time

april 7 (Friday) - 9 (Sunday)

Location

Nanaimo, BC

Ticket Section Title

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