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.
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
Recertification - 8–10 hours; includes CPR Level C
> Preparation and planning
> Your health
> What is the P.L.A.N.?
> Airway emergencies
> Breathing and circulation emergencies
> First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
> Head and spine injuries
> Bone, muscle and joint injuries
> Wound care
> Cold- and heat-related emergencies
> Environmental situations
> Medical emergencies
> Evacuation and transportation
> Extended care
Course Fee includes - Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Manual, Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide