Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

The Field Research Office organizes a three day wilderness course at certain times in the year. 

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Introduction to Wilderness Survival
  • Emergency Scene Management
  • Airway and Breathing Emergencies
  • Circulatory Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Head and Neck Injuries
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Wound Care
  • Bone and Joint Injuries
  • Burns
  • Eye Injuries
  • Multiple Casualty Management
  • Poisons, Bites and Stings
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Rescue Carries
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Aquatic Emergencies
  • Altitude Illness
  • Extended Care
  • Casualty Evacuation
  • Communication
  • Critical Incident Stress
  • Psychology of Survival

Prerequisite:

Current Standard First Aid Certification