Face any challenge, anywhere by having the right wilderness first aid training.
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Wilderness Advanced First Aid – Canadian Ecology Centre – 31249
May 25 - May 26$600 – $775
An entry-level course designed for professionals working in significantly remote settings for days or weeks. **THIS IS A HYBRID COURSE WITH MANDATORY 2-DAYS PRE COURSE ONLINE LEARNING** YOU MUST have a computer and good internet connection to complete the pre-course learning**
Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other training that are oriented toward urban environments. This course teaches how to manage medical emergencies when hospitals and rescue services may not be available for an extensive time period. We prepare students for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments, and improvised equipment.
- WAFA – May 25-26 in person (+2 days mandatory online pre-course learning)
Must be 16 years old to register. Deposit required upon registration. Deadline to register is 2-weeks prior to course start date to allow delivery of required pre-course material and course work.
Full Package Option Available (additional fee applies) – Includes Course Tuition – Private cabin accommodations for day of course start to course completion – All meals beginning with lunch on first day of course and concluding with lunch on last day of course.
Optional pre-course accommodation/breakfast available for an additional $25 + HST.
– WFR Full Package – $1325 + HST
– WAFA Full Package – $775 + HST
– RECERT/BRIDGE Full Package – $825 + HST
Course will be held at the Canadian Ecology Centre (a non-profit outdoor education facility) which is a located within Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park. The centre is located approximately 40min east of North Bay or 10min west of the town of Mattawa on Hwy 17.
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