Basic Wilderness First Aid (BWFA)

2 Days - 16 Hours

Fun, practical and loaded with scenarios this is the ideal introduction to the field of Wilderness First Aid for those playing in the outdoors.

The BWFA 2 day course is an introduction to the world of Wilderness First Aid. It is perfect for summer camp staff or anyone who plays in the great outdoors! This course covers all of the essential topics while running you through a number of scenarios to become familiar with concepts. This course is a participation only (ie not assessed) course that is perfect for those who recreate in the outdoors and want to extend their urban first aid qualification. You will be issued with a Basic Wilderness First Aid(BWFA) Certification valid for 3 years. To recertify you must simply complete a course of equal or higher level, before your certificate expires.
Course Schedule:
DAY 1 . Patient assessment . Shock . Spine management (rolls and lifts) . Wilderness spine assessment . Abdominal injuries/illnesses . Anaphylaxis . Head injuries
DAY 2 . Cold illnesses . Heat illnesses . Athletic injuries . Dislocations . Fractures . Unconscious patient incl. snakes . Wilderness first aid kits . Wilderness wound care

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