The main focus of this course is the prolonged care and stabilization of patients until a rescue team or additional resources can be obtained to help with evacuation to a medical facility.
The course teaches a judgment-based approach to dealing with medical emergencies in a remote setting.
Major components include learning to work with improvised equipment and learning to anticipate potential risks to the patient.
Advanced medical techniques include anaphylaxis management, spine clearing, wound cleaning, and CPR cessation.
This course is four days (40 hours) of combined instructional and practice time.
Upon successful completion students will receive certification in Wilderness Advanced First Aid
Space is limited! Register by March 17, 2013
780 Landslide Rd., Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
(Located within the Hiawatha Highlands)
18+ years of age (16-17 with parental permission)