Wilderness First Responder (80 hr)

Who is this course for:
  • Rescuers who specialize in decision-making, evacuation, and transport in a remote or wilderness setting. Suitable for those who work in remote emergency services, remote worksites, ski patrol, search and rescue etc.

Duration: 80 Hours

  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age and in good health and physical condition.
Completion Criteria:
  • Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
  • Ability to complete a written, closed book knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75%
  • Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable
  • Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course
  • 3-year certification in Wilderness First Responder and 1-year certification in Basic Life Support (digital certificate issued upon successful completion).
Recertification ( Please send us an email if you need to book a recert)
  • 40 hours of teaching time
  • Proof of current recognized Wilderness First Responder certification (or as legislation dictates) required
  • Must have access to the most current CRC Wilderness First Responder participant materials
Course Content
  • The Wilderness First Responder
  • Planning and responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Scene assessment
  • Primary, secondary, and ongoing assessments
  • Airway management and respiratory emergencies
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Wildlife and environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour, and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Mental and emotional health and wellness
  • Reaching, lifting, and extricating patients
  • Extended care
  • Transportation and arranging transfer
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Pharmacology
  • Occupational health and safety and workplace considerations
Participant Materials
  • Wilderness & Remote Field Guide 
  • Emergency Care for Professional Responders digital manual
  • Basic Life Support Field Guide
Details Price Qty
July 22-Aug 2, 2024 (80hr) $1,250.00 CAD  

  • July 22-Aug 2, 2024 (80hr)
     July 22, 2024 - August 2, 2024
     9:00 am - 5:00 pm