We have arranged with Canada West Mountain School, Inc. to offer a Wilderness First Aid Course exclusively for our members on the weekend of June 12th and 13th. Members who complete the course and lead two club trips in 2021 will receive a 50% subsidy for the amount they have paid for the course.
The details of the course:
Cost: $265, which is 10% off their regular price of $295
Number of Participants: 6 minimum up to 8 maximum
Dates: June 12th and 13th
Location: West Vancouver Cricket Club
Format: 50-50 indoor/outdoor, with even less time indoors if the weather is good. The indoor portion is in a well-ventilated room with capacity for 100 people (class will be from 6 to 8 people.) Each participant will have their own table well-spaced from others. Participants must provide their own mask. Canada West Mountain School will provide face shields.
Course Description: The following topics, skills, and techniques are covered through a series of lessons delivered through online, in-class, pre-course reading assignments, and outdoor field simulations.
All IWFA courses will be conducted in compliance with our Covid-19 Protocols.
- Scene survey
- Basic Life Support (CPR)
- (A) Airway and C-Spine
- (B) Breathing
- (C) Circulation
- (D) Disability
- Extremity Injuries and Treatment (fractures, sprains, strains, dislocations, splints, dressings, wound care)
- Wounds – bleeding, dressing and bandages
- Allergies & Anaphylaxis
- Animal encounters
- Medical Illnesses
- After Care
- First aid kits
- Legal considerations
The contact and application deadline info has been sent to current members.