April 27 – May 1 ($449. plus GST)
This Wilderness First Aid course is ideal for outdoor guiding: the Advanced Wilderness and Remote First Aid (AWFA) focuses on preparing a trip leader for providing first aid on remote expeditions. Students will learn and practice; spinal immobilization, building splints, building stretchers, carrying the patient in a stretcher over rugged terrain, treating hypothermia, re-aligning fractures and dislocation as well as a variety of other wilderness rescue procedures.
(20 hr and recertification courses runs April 27-29 $269+GST)