Canadian Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Course
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas. Course also offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.
Friday September 13 6-9pm
Saturday September 14 8am-5pm
Sunday September 15 8am-5pm
Location: Lumsden Beach Camp
20 hours of instruction
3-year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED
Instructor: Colin Frey
Minimum: 6 participants Maximum: 10 participants.
$335 for SaskOutdoors Members
$355 for non members
Please be aware that there is a significant outside component to Wilderness First Aid so expect to spend time outdoors during the course.
The minimum age is 16 years. No previous first aid certification is required.
Accommodations and food are on your own. Cabins can be rented at Lumsden Beach Camp for $30/night. You can sign up when you register for the course.
NOTE: Please if you are interested in upgrading from standard wilerness first aid to advanced!