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. Some training components included in this offering are First Responder, Wilderness First Aid, CPR, BLS with AED, and Standard First Aid.

FUN FACTS:

  • The Wilderness First Responder certification is valid for 3 years with the BLS certificate being valid for 1 year upon successful completion of the course.
  • We offer free refresher courses for up to two years after you take the course.
  • OFA1 equivalency available.

WFR COURSE COMPONENTS:

Day 1-4: Wilderness First Aid (40 hours)
Day 5-9: Wilderness First Responder Upgrade (40 hours)

Details:

Course Length: 80 hours

Cost:
$999.95 + tax – Full Course
$599.95 + tax – Recertification Course

Recertification’s can only be obtained by successfully completing a specific recertification course which cannot be run in conjunction with the regular offerings. Please check our calendar for upcoming recertification courses or email our office for more details.

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

Upcoming Courses

november

17novAll Day25Wilderness First Responder - Lower Mainland - TBDCourse length - 80 hours

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