wilderness First aid program - 2013
Canada West Wilderness Medical Consultants places an emphasis on training people for practical, real-life situations. Taught by First Aid and Emergency medical professionals who are also avid outdoor adventurers, the training offered in these 1st Aid courses is essential for everyone who ventures into the backcountry.
Which first Aid Course is for you?
IWFA - Introductory Wilderness First Aid (20 hrs)
This is an intensive 2-day course in Wilderness 1st Aid techniques and principles. Great for all outdoor recreationalists - hikers, skiers, paddlers, bikers, hunters, fishers and everyone else! <more>
AWFA - Advanced Wilderness First Aid (40 hrs)
This 4-day course is suited for people working and recreating in backcountry and wilderness areas who want a more in depth skill set to deal with serious emergencies and long-term patient care. <more>
WFR - Wilderness First Responder (80 hrs)
Our 9-day comprehensive course for Outdoor leaders, Guides and medical professionals who require skills and training to handle 1st Aid situations in remote wilderness areas. <more>
Wilderness First Responder - Recertification (3 days)
This re-cert course is a dedicated course for those needing to re-certify their previous WFR course. We do not toss you in with another course - this course is designed to truly refresh you in the 1st Aid Skills that will make you a better 1st Aid'er! <more>
Wilderness First Responder Bridge (32 hr)
A perfect course for graduates of the Advanced Wilderness First Aid course looking to get further training and certification! <more>
CPR Certification (4 hrs)
An intensive CPR course certified by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, including training and certification in use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) <more>
Custom First Aid Programs
We welcome the opportunity to work with your group to develop and deliver a private First Aid program. Letting us arrange a custom course offers you flexibility in your scheduling, customizing of the content to suit your needs, and we will bring the course right to your location! Call us directly for this option. <more>
Check out these other Wilderness Safety 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.
Please contact the Canada West Mountain School office by phone or email directly for more details.