Wilderness First Aid

wilderness first aidThe wilderness first aid course is based on national guidelines. It provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to manage wilderness emergencies.

  • Course introduction
  • Legalities
  • Forest emergencies
  • Emergency shelter
  • Emergency scene assessment
  • Primary assessment (ABC’s)
  • Airway obstruction (choking casualty)
  • CPR (adult & child)
  • Shock & fainting
  • Unconsciousness
  • Heat and cold related injuries
  • Poison and allergic reactions
  • Bleeding & burns
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Chest & abdominal injuries
  • Medical conditions
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Moving a casualty
  • Communication procedures
  • Evaluation