Wilderness First Aid to Wilderness First Responder Bridge - Revelstoke - Flexpeditions Registration
16octAll Day20Wilderness First Aid to Wilderness First Responder Bridge - Revelstoke - Flexpeditions Registration40 HOURS - first aid prerequisites required, see course description.
Participants will gain the advanced first aid and CPR skills required to work and respond to emergencies in remote or wilderness settings, and to provide urgent evacuation and, at times,
Participants will gain the advanced first aid and CPR skills required to work and respond to emergencies in remote or wilderness settings, and to provide urgent evacuation and, at times, extended care for five or more days until organized health care can be accessed. Participants will develop advanced leadership and rescue decision-making skills, as well as extrication, and use of professional tools and resources. A significant part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.
**Registrations will close 1 week prior to the event! For registrations within one week of desired course, please contact our office at email@example.com or call (604)477-4663.
- October 16: 130pm – 6pm (however, we do recommend you come out for this entire day to “refresh any skills”. If you wish to take advantage of that, please come out 830 am – 6pm.)
- October 17,18: 830 am – 630pm
- October 19-20: 930 am – 6pm (large dinner break) 8pm – 8 am (day 9)
Rescuers who specialize in decision-making, evacuation, and transport in a remote or wilderness setting. Suitable for those who work in remote emergency services, remote worksites, ski patrol, search and rescue etc.
Participants must be at least 16 years of age and in good health and physical condition.
- Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
- Ability to complete a written, closed book 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
- 40 hours of teaching time
- Proof of current recognized Wilderness First Aid certification (or as legislation dictates) required
- Must have access to the most current CRC Wilderness First Responder participant materials
3-year certification in Wilderness First Responder and 1-year certification in Basic Life Support (digital certificate issued upon successful completion).
- The Wilderness First Responder
- Planning and responding to the call
- Infection prevention and control
- Anatomy and physiology
- Scene assessment
- Primary, secondary, and ongoing assessments
- Airway management and respiratory emergencies
- Circulatory emergencies
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries
- Head and spinal injuries
- Acute and chronic illnesses
- Wildlife and environmental illnesses
- Pregnancy, labour, and delivery
- Special populations
- Mental and emotional health and wellness
- Reaching, lifting, and extricating patients
- Extended care
- Transportation and arranging transfer
- Multiple-casualty incidents
- Occupational health and safety and workplace considerations
october 16 (Monday) - 20 (Friday)