Wilderness First Responder

Abbotsford, BC

604-477-4663

Wilderness First Responder

Wilderness guide, Search and Rescue member, remote wilderness traveller? This is your first aid course. This program has been designed for complicated real-world wilderness issues in remote locations for people in leadership roles.

Ridge Wilderness’s owner has been working with the Red Cross First Aid Technical Advisory community for years to produce this WFR. Contained in the course are First Responder, Advanced Wilderness, CPR HCP with AED, and Standard First Aid certs.

FUN FACTS:

  • WFR UPGRADE: If participants have taken the 40 hour Advanced Wilderness First Aid with us in the past year, they are able to upgrade to WFR simply by attending the final four days (with an overnight on the 4th day) of the course. Please contact our office for details and any questions! 
  • We offer free refresher courses for up to two years after you take the course
  • OFA1 equivalency available 

WFR COURSE COMPONENTS:

Day 1-2: Basic 20 hour Wilderness First Aid
Day 3-4: Advanced Wilderness First Aid Upgrade
Day 5-9: Wilderness First Responder Upgrade

Details

Course Length: 80 hours

Cost:
$999.95 + tax – Full Course
$599.95 + tax – Upgrade/Recert Course

Course Content

Preparation and Planning
Your Health
What is the P.L.A.N.T.M.? (when dealing with a person this will help decide if the person should stay on the trip, should they should be taken to help by the party, or whether help should be brought to the party)
Airway Emergencies
Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
Wound Care
Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
Head and Spine Injuries
Environmental Situations
Poisons
Cold and Heat-Related Emergencies
Medical Emergencies
Evacuation and Transportation
Extended Care

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