Wilderness First Aid Course - Mar28

  • Date
    From Saturday, 28 March, 2020 to Sunday, 29 March, 2020
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 05:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer name
    Canadian Wilderness Medical Training
  • Price
    $250.00
  • Website
  • Address
    Barrie
    Southshore Community Centre
    Barrie, ON

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 2-day skills based program represents the minimum standard of training for the outdoor leader, instructor, guide or recreational adventurer. It provides a practical perspective on dealing with common wilderness injuries through to life threatening situations.
The program is divided between classroom and practical skills, utilizing scenarios and simulations to enhance learning and develop effective interventions and competent patient care.

DAY 1
Welcome / Registration / Course Objectives

First Aid and Wilderness Emergency Care

Leadership & Liability
Anatomy & Physiology 101

• Principal Body Systems
Patient Assessment System
• Scene Survey
• Primary Survey – drills & practice
• Secondary Survey – scenarios / drills & practice
• Documentation
Basic Life Support
• Airway Management and CPR in the Wilderness
Traumatic Injuries
• Head / Chest / Abdomen / Spine – practical scenarios
Shock – Recognition & Management
Patient Stabilization and Evacuation
• Patient Positioning / Carries – drills & practice
• Spinal Cord Injury Management – drills & practice

DAY 2
Wound Management in a Remote Setting
• Guiding Principles
• Short Term / Long Term Care
Musculoskeletal Injuries
• Sprains / Strains / Fractures / Dislocations
• Immobilization & Splinting Techniques – scenarios / drills & practice
Environmental Emergencies
• Sudden medical emergencies, poisoning, Heat Illnesses / Hyperthermia
• Cold injuries / Hypothermia – practical scenario
• Drowning / Near Drowning
• Allergies, Anaphylaxis & Epinephrine – practical scenario
Scenario / Assessment Drills / Study
Course Wrap-Up / Feedback / Keeping Your Skills Up To Date