Wilderness First Aid (Canadian Red Cross)

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Canadian Red Cross

Red Cross Wilderness First Aid (formerly referred to as Advanced Wilderness First Aid) is a 40 hour course that will prepare you to take the lead in medical emergencies where resources are scarce, and rescue might take 24-48 hours. We will focus on basic principles and effective techniques, and guide your through informed decision-making. This is the ultimate course for the avid adventurer/camper or guide.

 

Pre-requisite: None - there are no training or certification prerequisites for this course.

Course Length: 40 hours

We supply all first aid gear and other necessary learning materials for the course. On the first day of class you will  get a copy of the Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide to use during the course.  If you would like to purchase your own copy, the cost of the field guide is $42.50 Tax applicable. Please follow this link to order yours beforehand:

https://turnergroup.ca/collections/books/products/wilderness-remote-field-guide

After a successful completion of the course earns you an Red Cross Wilderness First Aid with CPR C certificate from the Canadian Red Cross, valid for 3 years.

Recertification: 16 hours / 2 days; you must hold an unexpired 40 hour certificate to recertify.