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Wilderness First Aid (WFA) REGISTRATION OPEN · Thu. Mar. 8th - Sun. Apr. 8th

Warning: This is an old trip - it already happened

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Organized by: Kelsey Miller.

Start: Thursday, Mar. 8th
End: Sunday, Apr. 8th

Description:

Please register using the google form on the message board here

Please also use the message board if you have further questions! 

I will open up the sign up tool ONLY for you to get an idea of who else might be getting a voucher. Please only use it if you are COMMITTED so people aren't led astray! Maybe you can go to certain courses and study together? Have fun, learn heaps, and enjoy!

Remember, with the ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT deal Slipstream offers, you can keep going back to re-learn content that didn't stick so well the first times! Just make sure you you re-register with the course coordinator. :) The trip organizer/swag master will provide more details as time comes. 

THE ESSENTIAL COURSE - 50 Hours
BLENDED DELIVERY: ONLINE CAMPUS AND HANDS-ON WORKSHOP
HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Friday to Sunday 
  • Online Campus allows flexibility with a focus on the learn-at-your-own-pace model.
  • Instructor interaction starts one week prior to your Hands-on Workshop and finishes when you write your final exam two weeks after your Workshop.
  • Hands-on Workshop will involve both indoor and outdoor class time devoted to practicing hands-on Wilderness First Aid practical scenarios.
CONTENTENVIRONMENTAL ILLNESS; SUCH AS FROST BITE AND HEAT ILLNESS, ACUTE SUDDEN ILLNESS; SUCH AS SEVERE LIFE THREATENING ALLERGIES, HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES AND TRAUMAS; SUCH AS BROKEN ARMS AND LEGS, ANKLE SPRAINS AND SPINAL INJURIES.
THE ADVANCED COURSE - 90 hrs
BLENDED DELIVERY: ONLINE CAMPUS AND HANDS-ON WORKSHOP
HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: 5 days, generally friday to Tuesday
  • Online Campus allows flexibility with a focus on the learn-at-your-own-pace model.
  • Instructor interaction starts one week prior to your Hands-on Workshop and finishes when you write your final exam two weeks after your Workshop.
  • Hands-on Workshop will involve both indoor and outdoor class time devoted to practicing hands-on Wilderness First Aid practical scenarios.
CONTENT: ILLNESS, CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS; SUCH AS ASTHMA, SEIZURE DISORDERS, HEART CONDITIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL ILLNESS; SUCH AS TICKS DISEASES, HYPOTHERMIA, ACUTE SUDDEN ILLNESS; SUCH AS ANAPHYLAXIS, HEART ATTACKS, STROKES, AND TRAUMA HEAD CONCUSSIONS, SHOULDER DISLOCATIONS, SPINE INJURIES, ANKLE SPRAINS.

More info here: http://wildernessfirstaid.ca/wilderness-courses/wilderness-first-aid-training/

Posted: 2018-03-08 14:18:10
Last modified: 2018-03-08 14:18:55