Wilderness First Aid – St. John's, NL

Canadian Red Cross Wilderness First Aid (20 hr) $230 + HST July 31: 1800 – 2200 (in class) August 1: 0900 -1730 Outdoor site August 2: 0900 -1730 Outdoor site Locations: 177 Merrymeeting Road, St. John’s, NL Outdoor site: TBA Outdoor site will relayed in the class session. 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. Completion Requirements 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam Certification 3-year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED Course Content – Planning – Your health – Assessment – Airway emergencies – Breathing and circulation emergencies – Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes CPR-C) – Wound care – Head and spine injuries – Bone, muscle and joint injuries – Sudden medical emergencies – Environmental emergencies – Poisons – Extended care – Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person