Remote First Aid

Abbotsford, BC

604-477-4663

Remote First Aid

Outdoor adventuring is awesome! Coming back safely is even better. Enter our 20 hour Remote First Aid Course!

This course is designed for weekend warriors, scout and guide leaders and wilderness instructors staying closer to help. We add basic shelter construction on top of the normal content because of the environment we play in. All of this is taught by Wilderness Guides, so you’re sure to have an epic time.

FUN FACTS:

  1. We offer Free Skill Refreshers for up to 2 years after the course.
  2. Includes CPR C and AED.
  3. You can upgrade to the next level (Wilderness First Aid) up to 1 year after completing this course.
  4. This course counts for 20 credits towards keeping your EMR License current
  5. OFA1 equivalency is available!

 

*Recertification Courses now offered for Remote First Aid in Abbotsford, Vancouver, Victoria and Nanaimo.
Participants must provide a VALID RFA Certificate to the office prior to their course.
 
Please note: Recertifying participants have TWO options to complete this course:
  1. Join any two day RFA Course to complete your recertification (purchased under specific recertification link) OR
  2. Join any one day (+ one evening – online) RFA recertification course to complete your recertification.
Both options are available for the same price of $199.95 – $209.95 + GST / participant. Participants will not receive another Field Guide during their recertification course.

Details

20 hours of amazing wilderness learning

Cost: $299.95 – $349.95 + tax
*Price varies by location

Pre-requisite(s): Ages 12+. Participants 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%
• Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course
Click Here for Course Content

Preparation and Planning

  • Trip plans and their importance
  • Group dynamics

Your Health

  • Legalities of First Aid?
  • Lowering the risk of infection?

Priority Level based on Accessibility and Need (P.L.A.N.)

  • Learn how to formulate your evacuation and prioritize your action plan

Airway Emergencies

  • Choking-Mild and Severe, Unconscious Adult
  • Choking-conscious and unconscious Child

Breathing and Circulation Emergencies

  • Respiratory Distress
  • Asthma
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Smoke Inhalation
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest

  • Learn about Angina and Heart Attacks
  • CPR and AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)

Wound Care

  • External Bleeding (Deadly Bleeds)
  • Tourniquets
  • Internal bleeding
  • Flail Chest
  • General wounds (Lacerations, Scrapes, Punctures and Skin Flap)

Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries

  • Splints and Slings

Head and Spine Injuries

  • Spinal Precautions
  • Spinal Rolls
  • Head alignment

Environmental Situations

  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia

Poisons/Wildlife

  • Stings, bites and anything else that would harm you in the woods

Evacuation and Transportation

  • Considerations
  • Tarp carries

Extended Care

  • Psychological care for the First Aider

Upcoming Courses

october

01octAll Day02Remote First Aid Recertification - VictoriaMust provide a valid RFA certificate upon registration.

01octAll Day02Remote First Aid Recertification - AbbotsfordMust provide a valid RFA certificate upon registration.

01oct8:30 am02(oct 2)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - VictoriaPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

01oct8:30 am02(oct 2)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - AbbotsfordPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

15oct(oct 15)8:30 am16(oct 16)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - NanaimoPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

21octAll Day22Remote First Aid - Calgary Area20 HOURS - no first aid prerequisites required

22octAll DayRemote First Aid Recertification - NanaimoRequired online component Friday evening 7-8pm

29octAll Day30Remote First Aid Recertification - VancouverMust provide a valid RFA certificate upon registration.

29oct(oct 29)8:30 am30(oct 30)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - VancouverPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

29octAll Day30Remote First Aid - Abbotsford20 HOURS - no first aid prerequisites required

29octAll Day30Remote First Aid - Rosseau, Ontario20 HOURS - no first aid prerequisites required

november

12novAll Day13Remote First Aid Recertification - ChilliwackMust provide a valid RFA certificate upon registration.

12nov(nov 12)8:30 am13(nov 13)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - ChilliwackPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

12novAll Day13Remote First Aid - Edmonton20 HOURS - no first aid prerequisites required

26novAll Day27Remote First Aid Recertification - VictoriaMust provide a valid RFA certificate upon registration.

26nov(nov 26)8:30 am27(nov 27)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - VictoriaPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

december

10decAll Day11Remote First Aid Recertification - AbbotsfordMust provide a valid RFA certificate upon registration.

10dec(dec 10)8:30 am11(dec 11)6:30 pmRemote First Aid - AbbotsfordPrerequisite for Remote to Wilderness First Aid Bridging Course

january

21janAll Day22Remote First Aid - Nanaimo20 Hours

28janAll Day29Remote First Aid - Vancouver20 HOURS

february

04febAll Day05Remote First Aid - Victoria20 HOURS

11febAll Day12Remote First Aid - Chilliwack20 HOURS

18febAll Day19Remote First Aid - Abbotsford20 HOURS

march

04marAll Day05Remote First Aid - Nanaimo20 HOURS

11marAll Day12Remote First Aid - Vancouver20 HOURS

18marAll Day19Remote First Aid - Victoria20 HOURS

april

01aprAll Day02Remote First Aid - Chilliwack20 HOURS

08aprAll Day09Remote First Aid - Abbotsford20 HOURS

29aprAll Day30Remote First Aid - Nanaimo20 HOURS

may

20mayAll Day21Remote First Aid - Victoria20 HOURS

june

10junAll Day11Remote First Aid - Chilliwack20 HOURS

Contact Us

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