Wilderness First Aid [20h]
The next 20-hour Wilderness First Aid course will be offered
May 8-9-10, weekdays.
Mon. and Tues. May 8 and 9, 08h30-18h00 and Wen. May 10, 08h30-13h00.
The training includes
- 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 and need to be renewed after 2-3 years.
Cost. The cost per participant will be about $227.44 + 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-may/
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. Or info [at] atoutplus.com, 514-253-4481. www.atoutplus.com
Tell your friends and colleagues about the course.
Dept. of Geography
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