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WILDERNESS FIRST AID (WFA) Unisus School – Private, Feb 23 2023
February 23 - February 25Free
20h – Wilderness First Aid (WFA) + CPR-C – Hybrid
Duration: 20 h
Best for: Front and mid-country guides and recreationists
Delivery: 10h Online Learning and 10h face to face
Textbook: Wilderness First Aid – Emergency Care in Remote Locations, 5th ed.
Certification(s): 20h WFA by Canadian Outdoor Med and CPR-C Lifesaving Society
Unisus Students: Please sign up, your tutors will inform you of the next steps once we have you registered.
This 20-hour wilderness advanced first aid course focuses on the basics of recognizing + 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.
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).