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Wilderness & Remote First Aid Course – Postponed, new date TBD

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Dates & Time: Postponed, new date TBD

Location: White Butte Trails, east of Regina

Schedule: 3 days (must attend all 3 days, 100% attendance)

Cost: $280 for SaskOutdoors Members and $300 for Non-Members

About the course

The course will be led by Colin Frey with Renewed by Nature and is through SaskOutdoors, Prairie Summit is helping direct people to the registration.

The minimum age is 16 years. No previous first aid certification is required. A minimum of 6 participants is needed to run the course. Please be aware that there is a significant outside component to Wilderness First Aid so expect to spend time outdoors during the course.

This course is taught both in the classroom and outdoors for various first aid scenarios. Please plan to bring a lunch, snacks, and drinks as there is no time to leave during the course. Please dress appropriately for the weather including water-proof outerwear, multiple layers, and good hand & headwear. You are also welcome to bring a hiking pack or daypack that you regularly travel outdoors with.

Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas. The course also offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

FoodAccommodations:  : You must provide your own food and drinks. Accommodations: On your own.

Completion

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and min 75% passing grade on the written exam.

Certification

3-year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED

Recertification

8–10 hours; includes CPR Level C

Course Content
  • Planning
  • Your health
  • Assessment
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes CPR-C)
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Extended care
  • Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials

Wilderness & Remote First Aid Field Guide
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

About the Instructor

Colin Frey is a Wilderness First Aid Instructor, Advanced Lake Water Instructor Trainer, Canoe Tripping Advanced Instructor, Bushcraft expert, and overall amazing outdoorsman. Colin is an active member of the Pense Volunteer Fire Department.

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