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Wilderness First Aid (inc CPR) (WFA)

3 Days - 24 Hours

This 3-day course covers the same material as the 2-day course as well as offering CPR and more scenario based teaching. A well rounded introduction to Wilderness First Aid for bushwalkers, climbers, paddlers and those who find themselves out and about.

This course serves as an introduction to all of the essential topics of Wilderness Medicine. Having a little extra time for scenarios as well as Adult CPR/EAR will set you up well to deal with a variety of patients in the outdoors. You will be issued with Wilderness First Aid(WFA) Certification valid for three years as well as a CPR Certification valid for one year. During this course you will have a written and practical CPR/EAR assessment component. You will also be critiqued on your performance during scenarios to ensure understanding of basic principles.

DAY 1

  • Patient assessment
  • Shock
  • Spine management (rolls and lifts)
  • Wilderness spine assessment
  • Head injuries
DAY 2
  • Athletic injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Cold illnesses
  • Heat illnesses
  • CPR
DAY 3
  • Wilderness wound management
  • Abdominal injuries/illnesses
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Unconscious patient incl. snakes
  • Wilderness first aid kits

Course Offerings

DateLocationPlacesMore Info
3 Mar - 5 Mar Perth Hills National Parks Centre Almost Full View/Book