|Courses: Wilderness First Aid Program : Wilderness First Responder|
This is a nationally recognized program that gives participants the training needed to respond to emergencies in remote settings. This course is designed to provide students with the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Teaching topics include - but are not limited to - patient assessment and long-term treatment, wound management, extremity injuries (e.g. fractures), medical illnesses, environmental injuries, with emphasis on injury prevention and decision-making in a Wilderness environment. We offer FULL certification in CPR (C) with AED as part of this course.
There is a short exam at the end of the course and a Recertification course is available for those who have already completed the WFR previously.
$755. + GST
There are no prerequisites for this course
The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Training Course is based in Squamish, BC.
The Squamish courses are based in a classroom location from 8 am to approx. 5 pm.
Practical outdoor training sessions will take place in local wilderness and outdoor areas near to the classroom.
All of our Wilderness First Aid courses are taught by certified Wilderness 1st Aid Instructors. In addition to being excellent instructors, they are also active climbers, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts who know what it is like to be in a remote wilderness environment on a regular basis!
For specific details on the Instructor for your course, please contact our office directly.
Equipment list: Introductory Wilderness First Aid
The equipment list for this course will be added soon
Pre-course reading material will be assigned and sent to you in advance of the course and forms a critical component of the course.The classroom location and driving instructions will be given to you upon registration.
Check out these other programs that complement the skills learned in our Wilderness First Aid Courses. As well, feel free to contact our office to discuss other course options.
Introductory 1st Aid (20 hr)
Advanced 1st Aid (40 hr)
WFR - Re-cert (3 days)
CPR-"C" and AED (4 hrs)
Please contact the Canada West Mountain School office by phone or email directly for more details.
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