Wilderness First Aid [20h]

Friday, April 28, 2023 18:00toSunday, April 30, 2023 18:00
probably 5th floor GIC facility
$217 + taxes

The next 20-hour Wilderness First Aid course will be offered April Friday 28, Sat. 29, Sun. 30, 2023.


The Friday evening section of the course is 18h00 – 22h00, might include outdoor night time simulations.


The Saturday and Sunday training are at 08h30-18h00 and will include


  • CPR and AED cardiac defibrilation.
  • First Aid treatment of injuries - basics and specifics for remote locations.
  • Assessing and stabilizing injuries in preparation for emergency evacuation.
  • 3 - 4 outdoor simulations near Burnside Hall.


The course will be conducted by Atout Plus, that has offered courses on campus for many years.

20 hour WFA and CPR AED Certifications will be provided.


The cost is $217 per student plus taxes.

Participants are asked to pay either by e-transfer or by credit card at the Atout Plus online store.

Link to sign-up https://atoutplus.com/produit/remote-first-aid-mc-gill-april/.


Some research grants cover the cost of Wilderness First Aid training, so ask your supervisors.

Membership with McGill Outdoors Club MOC might quality you for a discount on the WFA fees.


The minimum group is 8 participants and maximum group is 12.


Location of course. Burnside Hall, probably 5th floor GIC facility.

Feel free to contact me for more info. Tell your friends and colleagues about the course. Stay safe.


Thank you.






Dept. of Geography

Tel. 514-398-4310


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