Wilderness First-Aid 20 hr with CPR-C - September 2018

This fun and interactive wilderness first-aid certification course is a must for anyone working or playing in remote locations away from medical aid. Students will practice both first aid and decision making skills in realistic outdoor scenarios.

Date

September 21 - 23, 2018

Organization

T'ashii Paddle School

Instructor

Emre Bosut

Contact

Tofinio BC
T:
250-266-3787

Outline:

The Wilderness First Aid course is a three day 20 hr certified course in Tofino. This course takes place over 3 days; Friday evening to Sunday. Only the Friday evening portion (CPR portion) of the course takes place inside. The rest of the course is run in the field with a focus on hands-on experience. Students will learn and practice; spinal immobilization, building splints, building stretchers, carrying patients in a stretcher over rugged terrain, treating hypothermia, re-aligning fractures and dislocation as well as a variety of other wilderness rescue procedures. 

Most importantly the course develops students abilities to help patients by developing wilderness emergency decision making skills required to assess patients and make evacuation plans.

Red Cross instructor Emre Bosut, co-owner of T’ashii Paddle School brings 17 years of outdoor industry and instructing experience to T’ashii’s wildenress first aid courses. With a background in whitewater instucting and guiding Emre has worked around Canada and internationally as a guide in mountain, river, and surf environments. 

Prequisites:

Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Course fee:

$269 + GST

How to register:

T: 250-266-3787
Toll Free: 1-855-883-3787
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