Canadian Red Cross Wilderness First Aid
Nov 30, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018
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 November 30 5-9pm
Saturday December 1 8am-5pm
Sunday December 2 8am-5pm
Location: 10 minutes east of Saskatoon (exact directions to be forwarded to participants upon registration)
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.
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.
NOTE: If there is interest, Colin is available to extend the course to December 14-16 and present Advacned Wilderness First Aid (40 hours). Please contact us if this might be of interest!