For those who work in the outdoors our Wilderness First Aid course is for you. Designed for the outdoor professionals, such as river guides, climbing guides, summer camp counselors, safari drivers or any one else who facilitate remote-area recreation activities.
Duration and Time:
Our Wilderness First Aid course is a 2-day, 16-hour first aid course.
Vital Signs – Breathing, Level of Consciousness, Temperature, and Color.
Incident Assessment – The systematic approach to managing first aid incidents.
Airway Management – How to establish a safe open airway. Handling an unconscious casualty using the recovery position.
Breathing Problems – How to administer CPR (Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation) including the use of an AED. Drowning protocol, Chocking and cardiac problems such as Heart Attacks and Angina.
Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding, and treatment for Shock. Includes proper bandaging techniques.
Damage – Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis, Leg and Arm injuries, with proper treatment practices.
Head and Spine – Helmet removal techniques and proper spinal management.
Environmental Issues – Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, Altitude, and AMS.
Common Illnesses – Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy and Food Allergies.