WAFA TO WFR BRIDGE/ WFR Certification Pemberton BC
April 14 - April 16$595.00
Duration: 40h in person.
Mandatory Course Dates: April 14-16 2023
Best for: Backcountry guides + leaders, advanced recreationalists
Delivery: 3 days of in person training
Textbook: Wilderness First Aid – Emergency Care in Remote Locations, 5th ed.
Certification(s): 80h WFR by Canadian Outdoor Med and CPR-C by Lifesaving Society
Industry recognition: Recognized by PMBIA for mountain bike coach certification, and various other guiding groups. Possibility to add on an OFA1 certification.
This wilderness first responder course covers the basics of managing life and limb threats in remote environments, with a focus on the injuries common to various sports such as mountain biking, ski touring, climbing, and rafting. There is a strong focus on practicing leadership and decision making in the wilderness setting.
We offer extensive discounts to industry professionals, send us an email email@example.com to inquire about your eligibility.
The training also includes prevention and treatment of common environmental problems like hypothermia and heat-related illnesses, as well as covering common medical emergencies, choking, drowning and includes a CPR-C certification from the LifeSaving Society.
Our curriculum is based on the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) guidelines and the Wilderness Medicine Education Collaborative (WMEC).