Wilderness First Aid Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Wilderness First Aid




Total 45 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Wilderness Search and Rescue (Certificate)

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Equinox Adventures
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada

This program is designed by experienced outdoor search and rescue leaders. Topics include selection, preparation, and procedures for search and rescue techniques. Classes will be held at a local conservation area.

ADVANCED ADVENTURE MEDIC-80 HR (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Calgary, Canada

This course is designed for wilderness professionals- guides and leaders, those who are going on extended and remote expeditions, or those wishing to work as professional ski patrollers in Alberta.

ADVENTURE MEDIC -40HR (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Calgary, Canada

The Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor leaders, teachers and instructors. The program covers patient assessment and treatment, evacuation decision making, environmental emergencies and includes CPR and AED.

REMOTE RESPONDER - 24 HOUR (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Calgary, Canada

An ideal course for the back country enthusiast and weekend warriors! This course is not appropriate or adequate for trip leaders, instructors or those undertaking extended travel in remote areas.

Wilderness First Aid

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Calgary, Canada

If you don&,#146,t have much time and you don&,#146,t need a certificate, this is a great course for you! This practical 12 hour course looks at potential injuries and emergencies that may arise during your backcountry adventure and focuses on how to manage them effectively.

Wilderness Medicine First Responder (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: WestMed College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chula Vista, Costa Mesa, Fresno, Merced, San Jose, United States
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WestMed College’s Wilderness Medicine First Responder Certificate program provides medical emergency first-responders and outdoor enthusiasts with the latest knowledge and techniques in emergency preparedness and response. The intensive 80-hour continuing education class is geared toward outdoor leaders, guides, and rangers, emergency medical service (EMS) professionals, and volunteers who deal with medical emergencies in remote settings or disaster situations. The Wilderness Medicine First Responder is an America Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) approved program.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Students will gain basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, illness and injury diagnosis and treatment, safety techniques, wilderness rescue, how to improvise resources in a wilderness environment, coping with varying environmental conditions, and the principles of long-term care.

Wilderness First Aid

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Northwest Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Hazelton, Kitimat, Masset, Smithers, Skidegate, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Canada

This is the Canadian Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid course. Included are CPR Level B, patient assessments, and, how to treat injuries and illnesses in a remote setting without immediate access to emergency medical services.

Wilderness First Aid

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: North Island College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet, Canada
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The Wilderness First Aid course provides comprehensive training and certification for wilderness guides operating within 12 hours of emergency medical assistance. For an entry-level guide in the Adventure Tourism Industry, it is the required first aid ticket, and includes CPR level &,quot,C&,quot, training. The course is suitable for guides or educators who require basic proficiency in the management of injuries caused by force in addition to common environmental injuries and illness such as hypothermia, frostbite, hyperthermia and dehydration. Students learn to use medical supplies available to a prepared leader. Leadership and client pre-trip preparation with respect to contingency planning is emphasized.

Wilderness & Remote First Aid (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: North Island College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet, Canada

This course is designed for when 911 is not available, e.g., for hiking, boating, hunting, fishing, and farming. Certification period is 3 years. Students will be required to complete an NIC waiver.

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of the Rockies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Cranbrook, Canada

80-hour advanced industry standard courses covering emergency medical techniques.

Outdoor Emergency Care

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of the Rockies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Cranbrook, Canada
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Covers in-depth principles in medical and legal aspects relative to injury prevention and care. Regulations, legislation, contagious/infectious disease, assessment, communication, anatomy and physiology, airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiac arrest and circulatory injuries are all covered. Soft tissues and wound management injuries including eyes, ears, nose, throat, burns, poisons and environmental emergencies including other considerations in wilderness survival are also looked at.

Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Yukon College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Whitehorse, Canada
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Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors for groups of people. The course covers material in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Wilderness First Aid (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Outdoor Training College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Windsor, Australia
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This course covers a comprehensive range of issues to equip people to deal with the on-going care for those who need it in a remote or wilderness area.
The course is suitable for those who work in the Outdoor Recreation Environment, both professional and volunteers.

On completion, successful participants will have an understanding of the principles and limitations of remote area first aid. They will have the ability to improvise, adapt and overcome difficulties in managing the patient.

On successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency:

SISOOPS306A Provide first aid in a remote location

SISXEMR201A Respond to an emergency situation

SISXOHS201A Follow occupational health and safety

Delivery Details

Flexible Learning ?E-Learning prior to the course. Then 4 consecutive days training and assessment, including demonstration of practical skills, role plays and case studies.

Wilderness First Aid Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Arizona Climbing and Adventure School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Carefree, United States
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This course is run by our Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI/NOLS) WFR instructors and recognized as experts in the field and represent the highest levels of quality and experience currently available in this specialized field.

All our trainers are fully at home in the outdoors and understand the issues, dilemmas and judgments required when dealing with incidents in potentially hostile remote environments.
Our first aid courses are distinctive from standard first aid courses in their emphasis on first aid skills in a non-urban context, where well-supplied medical help is not immediately available. Providing first aid in such a context is characterized by the following situations:

?“Help?is far away or non-existent and thus the problem situation must be managed for an extended period of time. The care that would normally take place in the hospital will have to be partially provided by you, and you may need to transport the patient to the “help?rather than having the “help?come to you.

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Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Alaska Mountaineering School, LLC
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Talkeetna, United States
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The Glacier Travel Workshop provides an introductory level of instruction on the climbing techniques necessary to travel safely on a glacier. This very popular workshop is packed full of information during the day followed by lectures at night. Expect to be on ice for the duration of the workshop days. All skills instruction will take place on the glacier. Night lectures take place at the base of the glacier off the ice.

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The first morning is spent teaching basic knots, wearing a harness, using crampons, self-arrest position, placing ice screws, and building anchors. After a lunch, we practice rope coiling, belaying, and stacking for glacier travel. Students break into rope teams and practice traveling and route finding skills. Next we move into simulated crevasse fall scenarios from simple assistance to raising systems, all on flat terrain.

The morning of the second day is spent at a cliff lowering &,quot,victims&,quot, over the edge so they can practice fixed-line ascension while the rescuers set up hauling systems. The aft... [Read More]

Water Safety Instruction (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Brigham Young University - Hawaii
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Honolulu, United States

Certification will include Community Water Safety, First Aid and CPR. Students will experience working with different levels of abilities including the disabled, beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate.

Wilderness First Aid

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Western Nevada College Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fallon, United States

Wilderness First Aid is certified by American Health & Safety Institute. This two day course meets requirements of most outdoor organizations that require leaders, guides, or counselors to be certified in wilderness first aid.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Washtenaw Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Ann Arbor, United States

This American Red Cross CPR/AED first aid training program prepares students to respond to injuries and sudden illness. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illness. The course includes adult CPR/AED, child and infant CPR and first aid.

Lifeguard

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Northern State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Aberdeen, United States

The course focuses on skills and knowledge to properly assume responsibilities of lifeguards at swimming pools and non-surf beaches.

First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Kansas Wesleyan University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Salina, United States
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The primary purpose of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to call for help, to sustain life, to reduce pain, and to minimize consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. The course may be offered with the following subtitle: Community First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Participants will be eligible for certification in Infant, Child, and Adult CPR and First Aid.

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