Remote First Aid Certification - Fri, Apr 5 2024

Remote First Aid Certification (4/5/2024)

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The Basics:
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Event Type:Learn
Event Location:Glennfield - Fish Creek Park
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Apr 5 2024  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 29 2024 11:00:00 AM
Event Duration:2 hours - First of 3 days (20 hours total)
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Julie
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Member Cost:$329.95/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 0 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Our friends at Ridge Wilderness will be conducting this certification course.
This course offers a comprehensive training in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for individuals residing or working in non-urban or remote workplaces or communities, as well as outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Participants will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively plan, prevent injuries, and ensure personal safety in remote settings. The course also covers strategies for providing extended care in remote locations for a duration of up to 24 hours. The training takes place outdoors, requiring participants to engage in higher levels of physical activity and endurance compared to standard first aid courses.

This is a 20 hour Wilderness First Aid program consisting of 1 evening followed by two full days in a combination of classroom and outdoor settings.

Audience Individuals who live or work in non-urban or remote workplaces or communities, or in a wilderness environment (23 hours from organized health care).

Prerequisites Participant must be in good health and physical condition.

Completion Criteria - Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills - Ability to complete a written, closed book, independently completed knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75% - Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable - Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification 3-year certification in Remote First Aid & CPR C (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

Course Content: Planning and assessment Choking Breathing and circulation emergencies CPR and AED Wound care Head, neck, and spinal injuries Bone, muscle and joint injuries Sudden medical emergencies Environmental injuries and illnesses Poisons and wildlife Extended care and evacuation Occupational health and safety.

Once you have signed up, I will email you the link to register.
You will be placed on waitlist until you have advised me that you are registered and paid for this course.

Required Items to Bring:
Will be emailed to participants by Ridge Wilderness upon registration.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Full details will be emailed to participants by Ridge Wilderness.


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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$329.95/Person
Cost Includes:Instruction, location rental and course materials
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the COC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
*Note: Please do not cancel within one week of the event.