Pre-Requisite: Standard First Aid Certification
This is restricted to University of Alberta faculty, staff and students. Please fill out information below and submit it to pre-register. Once submitted, you will be emailed within 48 hours to let you know whether there is room in the class. Determination of eligibility for registration will depend upon location of your work site. Once you receive confirmation of acceptance, you must then supply a form of payment for final acceptance, which should be an Inter-Departmental Billing/Order form; or we will accept cheques payable to the University of Alberta (no post-dated) if you are paying for this personally. Please drop off at SAB, 1-03. If you are a UAlberta researcher taking the course for the purpose of remote field research, there may be some funding available for you to take this course.
Participants receive the following certification:
Wilderness First Aid Certification Course Texts
Topics 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