#1, 7053 - Farrell Rd. SE
Calgary, AB. Canada T2H 0T3
Telephone: (403) 287-8578
Toll Free: 1(888) 287-8570

Wilderness / Remote First-Aid Basic


more than 25% of course taught in non-urban setting, if possible 50%)

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3 Days (20 – hours)     Certification: 3 Years


Basic Level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers all material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus additional specific material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas.

This program offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours in a wilderness/remote location. A portion of this program is taught in an outdoor setting and requires proper preparation for the outdoors, greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

This program is suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Topics Covered:

  • Planning
  • Your health
  • Assessment
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes CPR-C)
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Extended care
  • Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am Sharp

Cost: Please call for further information

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