Remote First Aid - Nanaimo

26janAll Day28Remote First Aid - Nanaimo20 HRS - NO PREREQUISITES REQUIRED

Event Details

This course offers a comprehensive training in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for individuals residing or working in non-urban or remote workplaces or communities, as well as outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Participants will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively plan, prevent injuries, and ensure personal safety in remote settings. The course also covers strategies for providing extended care in remote locations for a duration of up to 24 hours. The training takes place outdoors, requiring participants to engage in higher levels of physical activity and endurance compared to standard first aid courses.

Please note that online registrations will be accepted until one week prior to the event. For registrations made within one week of the 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

january 26 (Friday) - 28 (Sunday)(GMT-08:00)

Location

Nanaimo, BC

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