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Wilderness First-Aid (WFA) REGISTRATION OPEN · Sat. Apr. 6th - Tue. Apr. 23rd

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Organized by: Swantje Moehle.

Start: Saturday, Apr. 6th
End: Tuesday, Apr. 23rd, 11:00 pm

Description:

 

Please register using the google form on the message board HERE where you will also find prices and more information.

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

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 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: 2019-04-06 16:34:48
Last modified: 2019-04-06 16:36:37