SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR) WILDERNESS FIRST AID

Abbotsford, BC

604-477-4663

SAR Wilderness First Aid

First aid is an integral part of every SAR Team member’s skills. This coupled with Rope, Water and Search skills produce a well rounded Team Member.  Ridge Wilderness using the Canadian Red Cross National First Aid Program has created an SAR specific First Aid program. This program has been created by working closely with SAR teams all over BC to maximize relevant training and scenarios to best facilitate success in the field.

Details

20 hours of amazing wilderness learning
one evening session plus 2 days

Cost: $299.95 – $349.95 + tax
*Price varies by location
Ages 12+

Course Content

The following program meets the SAR Operational Guidelines:

    • Communication and Roles
    • Preparation and Planning for First Aid Emergencies
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Prioritizing Multiple Subjects
    • Subject Assessment and Treatment
    • Airway Emergencies
      • Choking
        • Mild and Severe
        • Conscious and Unconscious
    • Oxygen Therapy
      • Oxygen and OPA usage
    • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
      • CPR and AED
      • Deadly Bleeds
      • Allergies/Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Smoke inhalation, Angina, Heart Attack, Stroke
    • Wound Care
      • Flail Chest, Sucking Chest Wound, Crush injuries, Amputation
      • Lacerations, Eye and Ear Injuries, Burns, Infection
    • Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
      • Slings, Splints and Immobilization
    • Head and Spine Injuries
      • Spinal Immobilization, Hard Collars (improvised and commercial)
    • Environmental Situations
      • Poisons, Water, Lightening and Altitude Related Injuries
    • Cold and Heat-Related Emergencies
      • Hypothermia, Heat-Related, Frost Bite
    • Medical Emergencies
      • Evacuation and Transportation
      • Diabetes, Seizure, Non-Digestive Illness

Non- certificate Skill Content:

This content meets the SAR Operational Guidelines:

  • Communication
    • Leadership in First Aid
    • Team Approach First Aid
  • Transport
    • Spine Board and Clamshell Usage
    • Basket Stretcher

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