Wilderness FIRST AID Retreat – 2017


An in-depth 24-hour first aid course designed for anyone who may have to render care to an ill or injured casualty in the rural or wilderness setting.

This course teaches you all that you need to know about the basics of packaging and transporting injured patients as well as managing life and limb threats in remote environments. This course includes the prevention and treatment of common environmental problems like Hypothermia and Heat Exhaustion and Stroke. In addition, you will also learn Rescue and Evacuation , Patient Assessment System, Long-Term Patient Care, Systemic and Localized Thermal Emergencies, Environmental Emergencies, Shock & Trauma, Extremity Injuries, Medical Emergencies, In-depth scenarios with theatrical make-up. Follows the Practice Guidelines established by the Wilderness Medical Society.

Ideal for anyone working or recreating in remote geographical locations greater than 2 hours from medical care.

Paramedic / Healthcare Professional Facilitators. Specialized skills simulators including bleeding and wound management arms, full-body trauma simulator, fast-attach wounds and theatrical injury make-up.

PREREQUISITE: Standard First Aid from a recognized provider

100% attendance required

Certification valid for 3 years

A Medglobe Synergy training program