This course is designed for anyone who may have to render care to an ill or injured casualty in the rural or wilderness setting.
We teach you all that you need to know about the basics of packaging and transporting injured patients, as well as managing life and limb threats in remote environments. This course includes the prevention and treatment of common environmental problems like Hypothermia and Heat Exhaustion and Stroke. In addition, you will also learn:
-Rescue and Evacuation
-Patient Assessment System
-Long-Term Patient Care
-Systemic and Localized Thermal Emergencies
-Shock & Trauma Extremity injuries
-In-depth scenarios with theatrical make-up
Follows the Practice Guidelines established by the Wilderness Medical Society.
A 40-hour course (or a 20-hour module if OUR Basic Wilderness First Aid has already been taken.)
Building on the skills acquired in the Basic Wilderness First Aid course, the Advanced course focuses on fine skills such as wound closure techniques, advanced trauma & medical emergencies and joint dislocation reduction.
More in-depth scenarios are presented throughout the course.
Follows the Practice Guidelines established by the Wilderness Medical Society
An 80 hour course (or a 40 hour module if Advanced Wilderness First Aid has already been taken.)
A comprehensive course for wilderness professionals who may be required to render emergency care in a wilderness setting such as a wilderness guide or trip leader.
The focus of the course is to develop the leadership skills necessary to execute emergency care and possible evacuation from the wilderness environment.