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Knowledge and how to respond to remote emergencies in the wilderness

The Wilderness and Remote First Aid course is a three day certified course in Tofino. This course takes place over 3 days; Monday evening (June 26) to Wednesday (June 28). Only the Monday evening (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. Students will practice both the acquired hard skills in combination with decision making skills during realistic outdoor scenarios designed to build students confidence in their ability to respond to emergencies in remote settings.  

This is an interactive hands on course, students should be prepared to spend full days outside, get dirty, wet, work hard and have fun. 

Course Instructor

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. 

Certification length

3 years



Age Restriction

Ages 16 and up. 

2017 Course Dates and time

Wilderness and Remote First-Aid w/CPR-C is a three day course.
This course is one evening and 2 full days.

Monday, June 26 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm 
Tuesday, June 27 – 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wednesday, June 28 – 8:30am to 4:30pm

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